What is the ambIT® pump?

The ambIT® pump is a compact, portable compact infusion pump that delivers medication directly into a patient for postoperative pain control or other infusion therapies.

What makes the ambIT® Pump superior to other pain control pumps?

With its easy programmable features and its outstanding accuracy, the ambIT® pain control system presents healthcare providers and their patients with the ability to accommodate their infusion therapy to any level of postoperative pain.

When was the ambIT® Pump approved and marketed in United States?

In August 23, 2000 the ambIT® pump received its 510(k) approval.

Where is the ambIT® pump being used?

the ambIT® pump has been approved for use in many countries all over the world. Physicians in Europe, Australia, Asia, Middle East, South America, Canada, the United States of America, and many other countries are now using ambIT® for their infusion therapy needs.

How is the ambIT® pump used on patients?

An ambIT® pump is attached to a patient by a small tube that is placed under the skin through which medicine can be delivered. The doctor programs the pump to deliver the proper amount of medication at the appropriate time, so the patient doesn’t have to worry about keeping track of dosing amounts and times. The ambIT® pump provides worry-free pain relief, so patients can focus on healing.

What type of infusion therapies can ambIT® pumps perform?

The ambIT® family of pumps can be used for a variety of infusion therapies, including the PCA, PreSet, Continuous and military PCA pumps. Click Here for more details.

What is the “ambIT® Family of Pumps”?

ambIT® has developed several pump models to fit various infusion therapy needs, including the PCA, PreSet, Continuous and Military PCA pumps.
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How is the ambIT® pump used in pain management?

The ambIT® preset and PCA pumps infuse numbing medication through a catheter (small tube) into the surgical area or near a nerve to block the pain signals from being transferred to the brain. This is set up during surgery, so when patients wake up their pain is already being controlled.

What is Summit Medical’s statement regarding the issue of chondrolysis?

Avoid placing the catheter in joint spaces. Although there’s no definitive established casual relationship, some literature has shown a possible association between intra-articular infusions and the subsequent development of chondrolysis.

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