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Summary: Tapping of the subarachnoid space in the lumbar region, usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae.
Publications208 found, 100 shown here
- Pneumocephalus complicated by postdural puncture headache after unintentional dural punctureIvan A Velickovic
Anesth Analg 104:747-8. 2007
- Diagnosis and management of idiopathic normal-pressure hydrocephalus: a prospective study in 151 patientsAnthony Marmarou
Department of Neurosurgery, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia 23219 0449, USA
J Neurosurg 102:987-97. 2005....
- A more efficient enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for measurement of alpha-synuclein in cerebrospinal fluidWieneke J A van Geel
Laboratory of Pediatrics and Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
J Neurosci Methods 168:182-5. 2008....
- Risk of bacterial or herpes simplex virus meningitis/encephalitis in children with complex febrile seizuresL Barry Seltz
Division of Pediatric Medicine and the Pediatric Outcomes Research Team, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
Pediatr Emerg Care 25:494-7. 2009..To estimate the rates of bacterial meningitis and herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis in children presenting with complex febrile seizures...
- Simple febrile seizures: are the AAP guidelines regarding lumbar puncture being followed?Oranit Shaked
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Miami Children s Hospital, Miami, FL 33155, USA
Pediatr Emerg Care 25:8-11. 2009..In 1996, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a practice parameter recommending that lumbar puncture (LP) be strongly considered in infants younger than 12 months presenting with a first febrile seizure...
- Yield of lumbar puncture among children who present with their first complex febrile seizureAmir Kimia
Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 126:62-9. 2010..To assess the rate of acute bacterial meningitis (ABM) among children who present with their first complex febrile seizure (CFS)...
- Effect of antibiotic pretreatment on cerebrospinal fluid profiles of children with bacterial meningitisLise E Nigrovic
Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 122:726-30. 2008..The goal of this study was to evaluate the effect of antibiotic administration before lumbar puncture on cerebrospinal fluid profiles in children with bacterial meningitis...
- Effect of delayed lumbar punctures on the diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis in adultsBenedict Michael
The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
Emerg Med J 27:433-8. 2010..In such patients, CT scanning before LP is not needed...
- A population based study of the impact of corticosteroid therapy and delayed diagnosis on the outcome of childhood pneumococcal meningitisP B McIntyre
National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children s Hospital at Westmead and University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Arch Dis Child 90:391-6. 2005..Despite an extensive literature, the impact of both adjunctive steroid therapy and delayed diagnosis on the outcome of childhood pneumococcal meningitis is controversial...
- Idiopathic intracranial hypertensionDeborah I Friedman
Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
J Neuroophthalmol 24:138-45. 2004..Although the pathogenesis of this condition remains unknown, diagnostic and therapeutic developments during the past two decades have substantially advanced patient management...
- Interest of dual-task-related gait changes in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalusS Armand
Willy Taillard Laboratory of Kinesiology, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva Care Services Directorate, Unit of Physiotherapy Research, Geneva, Switzerland
Eur J Neurol 18:1081-4. 2011..e. dual tasking). The current study assessed the effect of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) tapping on quantitative gait modification during single and dual tasking in patients with a suspicion of iNPH...
- Lumbar puncture following febrile convulsionW Carroll
The Neonatal Unit, City General Hospital, Stoke on Trent, UK
Arch Dis Child 87:238-40. 2002
- Incidence of post-lumbar puncture syndrome reduced by reinserting the stylet: a randomized prospective study of 600 patientsM Strupp
Department of Neurology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Germany
J Neurol 245:589-92. 1998..This significant difference (16.3 vs 5.0%, P < 0.005, chi square test) supports our hypothesis. On the basis of our results, we recommend reinserting the stylet before removing the needle in order to reduce the incidence of PLPS...
- The low rate of bacterial meningitis in children, ages 6 to 18 months, with simple febrile seizuresJeffrey Hom
Department of Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
Acad Emerg Med 18:1114-20. 2011..The study population consists of fully immunized children between ages 6 and 18 months of age with an unremarkable history and normal physical examination...
- Use of clinical syndromes to target antibiotic prescribing in seriously ill children in malaria endemic area: observational studyJames A Berkley
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
BMJ 330:995. 2005..To determine how well antibiotic treatment is targeted by simple clinical syndromes and to what extent drug resistance threatens affordable antibiotics...
- Diagnosis of acute bacterial meningitis in children at a district hospital in sub-Saharan AfricaJ A Berkley
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, PO Box 230, Kilifi, Kenya
Lancet 357:1753-7. 2001..We have assessed the value of non-laboratory tests and incomplete laboratory data in diagnosing childhood acute bacterial meningitis in this setting...
- Utility of lumbar puncture for first simple febrile seizure among children 6 to 18 months of ageAmir A Kimia
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 123:6-12. 2009..Our aims were to determine compliance with these recommendations and to assess the rate of bacterial meningitis detected among these children...
- Post-dural puncture headache: pathogenesis, prevention and treatmentD K Turnbull
Academic Anaesthetic Unit, University of Sheffield, K Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Br J Anaesth 91:718-29. 2003....
- Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: update for emergency physiciansJonathan A Edlow
Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
J Emerg Med 34:237-51. 2008..Emergency physicians must be expert in the diagnosis and initial stabilization of patients with SAH. Treatment in a hospital with both neurosurgical and endovascular capability is becoming the norm...
- Intermittent lumbar puncture in rats: a novel method for the experimental study of opioid toleranceJijun J Xu
Department of Anesthesiology and Molecular Genetics, Program in Genes and Development, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Anesth Analg 103:714-20. 2006..Intermittent lumbar puncture should prove to be a useful technique for investigating mechanisms of spinal opioid analgesia and opioid tolerance development...
- The role of lumbar puncture in children with suspected central nervous system infectionRachel Kneen
The Roald Dahl EEG Unit, Royal Liverpool Children s NHS Trust, Alder Hey, Liverpool, L12 2AP, UK
BMC Pediatr 2:8. 2002..The use of the lumbar puncture in the diagnosis of central nervous system infection in acutely ill children is controversial. Recommendations have been published but it is unclear whether they are being followed...
- Addendum to assessment: Prevention of post-lumbar puncture headaches: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of NeurologyCarmel Armon
Division of Neurology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, USA
Neurology 65:510-2. 2005..It affirmed a previous conclusion that smaller needle size is associated with reduced frequency of PLPHA (Level A recommendation)...
- Neonatal meningitis: what is the correlation among cerebrospinal fluid cultures, blood cultures, and cerebrospinal fluid parameters?Harmony P Garges
Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Pediatrics 117:1094-100. 2006..Abnormal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) parameters are often used to predict neonatal meningitis and determine length and type of antibiotic therapy in neonates with a positive blood culture and negative CSF culture...
- Spinal delivery of analgesics in experimental models of pain and analgesiaCarolyn A Fairbanks
College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Adv Drug Deliv Rev 55:1007-41. 2003..This review describes the pre-clinical models that enable new target discovery and development of novel analgesics for site-directed pain management...
- Determining the sensitivity of computed tomography scanning in early detection of subarachnoid hemorrhageSøren Cortnum
Department of Neurosurgery, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus UniversityHospital, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
Neurosurgery 66:900-2; discussion 903. 2010..This study aims to determine the sensitivity of modern computed tomography (CT) scanners in detecting subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and to determine whether there is a continued need for lumbar puncture to exclude the diagnosis...
- Sensory neuron targeting by self-complementary AAV8 via lumbar puncture for chronic painBenjamin Storek
Department of Medicine and Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:1055-60. 2008..Therefore, gene transfer by LP may be suitable for developing gene therapy-based treatments for chronic pain...
- Sensitivity of noncontrast cranial computed tomography for the emergency department diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhageRichard L Byyny
Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Ann Emerg Med 51:697-703. 2008..The purpose of this study is to determine the sensitivity of noncontrast cranial CT in detecting all spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhages and those caused by aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation...
- Should a neonate with possible late onset infection always have a lumbar puncture?K Malbon
Neonatal Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow HA1 3UJ, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:75-6. 2006
- Indicators of acute bacterial meningitis in children at a rural Kenyan district hospitalJames A Berkley
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
Pediatrics 114:e713-9. 2004....
- Lumbar puncture delivery of bone marrow stromal cells in spinal cord contusion: a novel method for minimally invasive cell transplantationAjay Bakshi
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19129, USA
J Neurotrauma 23:55-65. 2006..The techniques described here can easily be translated to patients, thus accelerating clinical application of stem cell therapies...
- Septicemic neonates without lumbar puncture: what are we missing?Md Mahbubul Hoque
Department of Neonatology, Dhaka Shishu Children s Hospital, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health, Dhaka, Bangladesh
J Trop Pediatr 52:63-5. 2006..5% vs. 13.3%), indicating the need for early diagnosis of this disease. Our data confirmed that it is important to do a lumbar puncture, along with blood culture, for all suspected septicemia cases...
- Risk factors for traumatic or unsuccessful lumbar punctures in childrenLise E Nigrovic
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Ann Emerg Med 49:762-71. 2007..We sought to determine patient, physician, and procedural factors associated with traumatic and unsuccessful lumbar punctures in children...
- [Standards, options and recommendations for the management of procedure-related pain (lumbar puncture, bone marrow aspiration or biopsy, blood sampling) in children patients with cancer (summary report)]Claudine Schmitt
Hôpital d Enfants, Nancy
Bull Cancer 93:805-11. 2006..The methodology is based on a literature review and critical appraisal by a multidisciplinary group of experts, with feedback from specialists in cancer care delivery...
- The role of lumbar puncture in suspected CNS infection--a disappearing skill?R Kneen
The Roald Dahl EEG Unit, Department of Neurology, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
Arch Dis Child 87:181-3. 2002
- Lumbar puncture success rate is not influenced by family-member presenceLise E Nigrovic
Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 120:e777-82. 2007..However, family presence might also affect clinicians' stress and anxiety, with uncertain consequences for procedural success...
- Psychological preparation for pediatric oncology patients undergoing painful procedures: a methodological critique of the researchR N Rape
Department of Psychology, University of Dayton, OH 45469
Child Health Care 23:51-67. 1994..g., self-efficacy) are modified by preparation is unclear. Following an overview of empirical investigations, we make recommendations for addressing these limitations in future research...
- Risk factors for traumatic and bloody lumbar puncture in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemiaScott C Howard
Department of Hematology Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
JAMA 288:2001-7. 2002..Traumatic or bloody lumbar puncture (LP) reduces the diagnostic value of the procedure and may worsen the outcome of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Little is known about the risk factors for traumatic and bloody LP...
- The management of infants and children treated with aciclovir for suspected viral encephalitisRachel Kneen
Department of Neurology, Littlewood s Neuroscience Unit, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
Arch Dis Child 95:100-6. 2010..To investigate how infants and children with suspected viral encephalitis are currently managed in a UK tertiary children's hospital...
- Acute headache and subarachnoid haemorrhage: a retrospective review of CT and lumbar puncture findingsJ O'NEILL
Department Clinical Radiology, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
Scott Med J 50:151-3. 2005....
- Diagnosis of subarachnoid haemorrhage following a negative computed tomography for acute headache: a Bayesian analysisTimothy J Coats
Emergency Medicine, Leicester University, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
Eur J Emerg Med 13:80-3. 2006..We asked how many lumbar punctures need to be performed to detect each subarachnoid haemorrhage in these lower-risk patients...
- Raised intracranial pressure in acute viral encephalitisGyanendra Kumar
Department of Neurology, University of Missouri Healthcare Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:399-406. 2009....
- Iatrogenic spinal epidermoid tumor. A complication of spinal puncture in an adultJung Cheol Park
Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 28 Yoengeon dong, Jongno gu, 110 744, Seoul, South Korea
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:281-5. 2003..The majority of epidermoid tumors reported are late complications of spinal puncture during the early neonatal period...
- Post-dural puncture headache: part I diagnosis, epidemiology, etiology, and pathophysiologyDavid Bezov
Montefiore Hospital Neurology, New York, NY, USA
Headache 50:1144-52. 2010..In this review, we will highlight diagnosis and clinical characteristics of PDPH, differential diagnosis, frequency, and risk factors as well as pathophysiology of PDPH...
- [Multicenter study on lumbar puncture indication, clinical practice and feasibility]C Paquet
CMRR Paris Nord Île de France, groupe hospitalier Lariboisière Fernand Widal Saint Louis, AP HP, Universite Denis Diderot, 2 rue Ambroise Pare, Paris, France
Rev Neurol (Paris) 168:28-32. 2012..The aims of this study were firstly to compare the LP procedure and CSF transport process in all French Memory Centers and secondly to evaluate the incidence of LP side effects in 100 patients with cognitive disturbances...
- Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young febrile infants with urinary tract infectionsDavid Schnadower
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, PO Box 8116, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:635-41. 2011....
- How valuable is a lumbar puncture in the management of patients with suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage?C Foot
Emergency Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Emerg Med (Fremantle) 13:326-32. 2001....
- Subarachnoid haemorrhage: diagnosis, causes and managementJ van Gijn
Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Brain 124:249-78. 2001..Once ischaemia has occurred, treatment regimens such as a combination of induced hypertension and hypervolaemia, or transluminal angioplasty, are plausible, but of unproven benefit...
- Lumbar puncture in children from an area of malaria endemicity who present with a febrile seizureMoses Laman
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Modilon General Hospital, Madang, Papua New Guinea
Clin Infect Dis 51:534-40. 2010..Our primary hypothesis was that children who present with a single seizure but with no clinical signs of meningism or coma do not require LP as part of initial diagnostic assessment...
- Vascular parkinsonism: clinical correlates predicting motor improvement after lumbar punctureWilliam G Ondo
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Houston, Texas, USA
Mov Disord 17:91-7. 2002..These results warrant further investigation and also raise the possibility of testing CSF drainage in patients with idiopathic PD complicated by SCWMC...
- Is lumbar puncture necessary for evaluation of early neonatal sepsis?B Ray
Paediatrics, Northern Deanery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arch Dis Child 91:1033-5. 2006
- Does lumbar cerebrospinal fluid reflect ventricular cerebrospinal fluid? A prospective study in patients with external ventricular drainageJan B Sommer
Department of Neurology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Eur Neurol 47:224-32. 2002....
- Diagnostic lumbar puncture. Comparative study between 22-gauge pencil point and sharp bevel needleLiisa Luostarinen
Department of Neurology, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Keskussairaalankatu 7, FIN 15850 Lahti, Finland
J Headache Pain 6:400-4. 2005..Seeking help for this condition was insufficient and only part of these PDPH patients were treated with epidural blood patch...
- Post-dural puncture headache and other complications after lumbar punctureC Chordas
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 18:244-59. 2001..As such, implications for the role of nursing are essential before, during, and after a lumbar puncture and are briefly discussed...
- Low incidence of post-lumbar puncture headache in 1,089 consecutive memory clinic patientsHenrik Zetterberg
Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Molndal, Sweden
Eur Neurol 63:326-30. 2010..To examine the incidence of post-lumbar puncture headache (PLPH) in patients admitted for cognitive disturbances...
- "Atraumatic" Sprotte needle reduces the incidence of post-lumbar puncture headachesM Strupp
Department of Neurology, University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
Neurology 57:2310-2. 2001..4% of patients in the "traumatic" group developed PLPH, whereas only 12.2% of patients in the "atraumatic" group did (p < 0.05). Therefore, use of the "atraumatic" Sprotte needle for lumbar puncture is recommended...
- Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhageJonathan A Edlow
Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Neurocrit Care 2:99-109. 2005..Other diagnostic issues are also discussed, such as use of magnetic resonance scanning and angiography for diagnosis, distinguishing the traumatic LP from true SAH, the concept of warning bleeds, and the LP-first diagnostic strategy...
- Epidural blood patch reduces the incidence of post lumbar puncture headacheW Heide
Department of Neurology, University of Essen, Federal Republic of Germany
Headache 30:280-1. 1990..We conclude that the epidural blood patch is practicable and effective in the prophylaxis of postpuncture headache, but cannot prevent its occurrence in all cases...
- Mechanisms behind postspinal headache and brain stem compression following lumbar dural puncture--a physiological approachP O Grande
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University and University Hospital of Lund, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 49:619-26. 2005..The cause of postspinal headache and its specific characteristics are unknown, and whether lumbar dural puncture (LP) triggers brain-stem compression in patients with brain oedema is still controversial...
- A 5-year-old girl with headache and eye painRobert Listernick
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Pediatr Ann 37:9-12. 2008
- The lumbar puncture in pediatric oncologyP Coccia
Division of Pediatric Oncology, Policlinico A Gemelli, Catholic University of Rome
Pediatr Med Chir 28:73-8. 2006..Lumbar puncture is generally well tolerated but might be characterized by several disadvantages and risks...
- Non-surgical management of intracranial subdural hematoma complicating spinal anesthesiaM T Verdu
Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
Neurocirugia (Astur) 18:40-3. 2007..In the present case the subdural hemorrhage was detected at our hospital 20 days after the anesthetic procedure, and given the excellent state of consciousness, we choosed a conservative management...
- [Acute and chronic headaches]Anne Ducros
Urgences Cephalees, Hopital Lariboisiere, 75010 Paris
Rev Prat 56:2161-72. 2006
- [Post-lumbar puncture headache]Antonio Monteiro Rodriques
Service d accueil et traitement des urgences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Angers Cedex
Rev Prat 57:353-7. 2007..Prevention is based on using small-gauge pencil-point needles whereas the duration of bed rest has no effect on the incidence of postlumbar puncture headache...
- Aneurysmal subarachnoid leak with normal CT and CSF spectrophotometryMark O McCarron
Department of Neurology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, BT47 6SB, UK
Neurology 64:923. 2005
- Prevention and management of post-lumbar puncture headache in pediatric oncology patientsLivia Chi Yan Lee
Intermediate Care Unit, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:200-7. 2007....
- [Intracranial hypotension with subdural hematoma following lumbar puncture: case report]S Trunet
Service de Neurochirurgie, Hopital Maison Blanche, 45, rue Cognacq Jay, 51092 Reims, France
Neurochirurgie 54:85-8. 2008..Lumbar puncture is a common procedure highly contributive to neurological diagnosis. It can also cause serious adverse side effects including subdural hematoma and intracranial hypotension as illustrated by this case report...
- Post-dural puncture arm and upper back pain--a report of two casesChing Tzu Ho
Division of Anesthesiology, Armed Forces Taoyuan General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC
Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 43:123-6. 2005..We report two cases who sustained arm and upper back pain after spinal anesthesia, and epidural blood patch gave them a complete relief of the symptoms...
- Inhaled corticosteroids, adrenal suppression and benign intracranial hypertensionPatrick Patradoon-Ho
Blacktown Mt Druitt Health, Sydney West Area Health Service, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 185:279-80. 2006
- Hearing loss and cerebrospinal fluid pressure: case report and review of the literatureMatthew S Pogodzinski
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 87:144-7. 2008..We treated him with a standard epidural blood patch. Immediately after treatment, his hearing improved and his headache resolved...
- Aneurysmal rebleeding episode after lumbar punctureYing Sheng Shen
Department of Emergency Medicine, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Am J Emerg Med 25:984.e1-3. 2007
- "Low-pressure" headache in intracranial hypertensionChad Whyte
Headache 48:642-3. 2008
- High incidence of post-lumbar puncture headaches in patients with multiple sclerosis treated with natalizumab: role of intrathecal leukocytesOlaf Stuve
Arch Neurol 64:1055-6. 2007
- [Headache due to low CSF pressure--not only after lumbar puncture]A Straube
Neurologische Klinik, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munchen
MMW Fortschr Med 147:51-2. 2005
- The treatment and prevention of post-dural puncture headacheK M Kuczkowski
Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 57:55-6. 2006
- Post dural puncture headache in a pediatric patient with idiopathic intracranial hypertensionOlubukola O Nafiu
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0048, USA
Paediatr Anaesth 15:778-81. 2005..This is the first report of PPDH and its successful management with an epidural blood patch in a pediatric patient with IIH...
- Beyond spinal headache: prophylaxis and treatment of low-pressure headache syndromesWendy I Warwick
Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:455-61. 2007..This Evidence-Based Case Management article evaluates and grades the evidence for two anesthesiology-related interventions: prophylaxis after unintentional meningeal puncture and treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH)...
- Attitudes and judgment of emergency physicians in the management of patients with acute headacheJeffrey J Perry
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Acad Emerg Med 12:33-7. 2005....
- An MRI study of lumbar puncture headachesJ Iqbal
Neurology Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Headache 35:420-2. 1995..The study demonstrates that cerebrospinal fluid usually leaks into the paraspinous area after a lumbar puncture, but the volume of escaped fluid does not correlate with a lumbar puncture headache...
- Diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency departmentJonathan A Edlow
Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 1 Deaconess Road CC 205, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 21:73-87. 2003..In addition, the CSF should be carefully analyzed, including measuring the opening pressure. In patients whose CT scans and CSF analyses are normal, further testing is rarely indicated...
- Cerebral angiographic findings of spontaneous intracranial hypotensionJohn D Roll
Department of Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:707-8. 2003..In situations in which the typical clinical presentation is not present and additional examinations such as cerebral angiography are performed, these findings may be helpful to direct the physicians involved toward the correct diagnosis...
- Postdural puncture headache in childrenS Lewis
Paediatr Anaesth 13:367-8; author reply 368-9. 2003
- [Contrast uptake after spinal tap: myth or reality?]F Laigle-Donadey
Rev Neurol (Paris) 159:586. 2003
- Post-dural puncture headache, intracranial air and obstetric anesthesiaK M Kuczkowski
Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California 92103, USA
Anaesthesist 52:798-800. 2003..This case report raises one more time the question about the safety of the LORA technique for labor analgesia...
- The management of a postdural puncture headache in a childAndrew Liley
Birmingham Childrens Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, UK
Paediatr Anaesth 13:534-7. 2003..An epidural blood patch was performed with immediate and complete resolution of her symptoms. We present this case to highlight the occurrence of PDPH in children and to outline the considerations for management...
- Once a post-dural puncture headache patient always post-dural puncture headache patient?K M Kuczkowski
Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 54:167-8. 2003..It is well known that symptoms of post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) are more likely if there has been a preceding PDPH. We herein present a patient who developed a PDPH following each of two dural punctures separated by 9 years...
- Post-dural puncture headache: pathophysiology, prevention and treatmentKenneth D Candido
Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 17:451-69. 2003..The optimum volume of blood has been shown to be 12-20 ml for adult patients. Complications of autologous epidural blood patch are rare...
- Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis in a patient with postdural puncture headacheHonorio T Benzon
Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:64-7. 2003..We present a patient who had a superior sagittal sinus thrombosis in addition to his PDPH. The signs and symptoms of intracranial pathology in patients with dural puncture headache, in addition to their postural headache, are discussed...
- Practice parameter: evaluation of children and adolescents with recurrent headaches: report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the Practice Committee of the Child Neurology SocietyD W Lewis
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of the King s Daughters, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
Neurology 59:490-8. 2002..For this parameter, the authors reviewed available evidence on the evaluation of the child with recurrent headaches and made recommendations based on this evidence...
- Education of referring doctors about sudden onset headache in subarachnoid hemorrhage. A prospective studyS Fridriksson
Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology, University Hospital, , Sweden
Acta Neurol Scand 103:238-42. 2001..Teaching programs focused on local physicians have a profound impact on outcome at low cost...
- [The visualisation of dura perforation and blood patches with ultrasound]T Grau
Abteilung für Anästhesiologie, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Germany
Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 37:149-53. 2002..Since these informations are relevant for further clinical practice further investigations are warranted...
- Life-threatening intracranial hypotension after diagnostic lumbar punctureA Francia
Third Clinic of Neurology, Department of Neurological Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Neurol Sci 22:385-9. 2001..We stress the need for epidural blood patch in any case of post-diagnostic lumbar puncture postural headache which does not resolve with conservative therapy...
- [Magnetic resonance in dural post-puncture headache in patient with cerebrospinal fluid hypotension]M A Reina
Servicio de Anestesiología del Hospital de Móstoles, y Hospital Madrid Montepríncipe, Madrid
Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 49:89-100. 2002..MRI allows the degree of cerebral and spinal involvement to be ascertained, to predict whether resolution of the clinical picture will be early or late and to visualize the effect of approaches to reducing CSF leakage...
- Epidural blood patch for management of postdural puncture headache in adolescentsP Ylönen
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:794-8. 2002In some patients spinal puncture (SP) is followed by postdural puncture headache (PDPH). When the symptoms of PDPH are severe and are not relieved within a few days an epidural blood patch (EBP) might be performed...
- Dural punctures in children: what should we do?Alexander Oliver
Paediatr Anaesth 12:473-7. 2002
- Management of postdural puncture headache with epidural blood patch in childrenPaula Ylönen
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
Paediatr Anaesth 12:526-9. 2002..was an uncommon complaint in children, but recent studies indicate that young children may develop PDPH after spinal puncture. When the symptoms are severe and are not relieved within a few days with analgesics, forced hydration and ..
- Pneumocephalus as a cause for headacheW J Becker
University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Can J Neurol Sci 29:278-81. 2002..Pneumocephalus can be a cause of headache, but is easily overlooked in some clinical circumstances...
- Post-dural puncture headaches in children. A literature reviewElke Janssens
Department of Paediatrics, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Eur J Pediatr 162:117-21. 2003..Once the diagnosis is made, conservative therapy is recommended for 48 h. Persistent PDPH can be treated in several ways; an epidural blood patch is one of the most effective methods...
- Epidural blood patch placed in the presence of an unknown cervical epidural hematomaDaniel Castillo
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Anesth Analg 97:885-7. 2003....
- Post dural puncture headache in an anticoagulated patientH Bird
Int J Obstet Anesth 13:59-61. 2004
- The diagnosis and treatment of a patient with puerperal infection and subdural hygromasNatàlia Aragonès
Department of Anesthesia, Hospital Universitari Doctor Josep Trueta, Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Anesth Analg 99:1218-20, table of contents. 2004..The patient had signs of a puerperal infection, and an epidural patch was performed with dextran 40 instead of blood, after which gradual improvement was noted. The patient was discharged totally asymptomatic 3 days later...
- Post-dural puncture headacheR Sharma
Br J Anaesth 92:449; author reply 449-50. 2004
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- Outcome Measures in Idiopathic Intracranial HypertensionDeborah Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2008..Acquire the training, mentoring and experience necessary to conduct independent, funded clinical research in ophthalmologic and neurological disorders Obtain a Masters Degree in Public Health/Clinical Investigator track ..
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- Etiology of mastitis in HIV-1 infected womenLisa Frenkel; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
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- CRF and Personality Disorder: Behavioral CorrelatesRoyce Lee; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
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- Immunization by HIV exposure during chemoprophylaxisLisa Frenkel; Fiscal Year: 2006..In the absence of an effective vaccine, the use of antiretrovirals should be optimized to prevent the spread of HIV-1 infection. This proposal works toward this goal. ..
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- Proapoptotic Therapy for B-cell Non Hodgkin's LymphomaAjay Gopal; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
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- ROLE OF T PALLIDUM MSP-HOMOLOGUES IN CNS INVASIONChristina Marra; Fiscal Year: 2004..These investigations are most applicable to persons who are also infected with HIV-1, as they are at greatest risk for syphilis and neurosyphilis. ..
- Rapid and Simple CSF Tests for Neurosyphillis DiagnosisChristina Marra; Fiscal Year: 2006..The results of this study will be used to design field trials in the areas of greatest need. ..
- COMMUNITY EQUIPOISE AND THE ETHICS OF CLINICAL RESEARCHJason Karlawish; Fiscal Year: 2002..Karlawish advanced training in bioethics scholarship. Other sponsors include experts in clinical trial design, Alzheimers Disease research and empirical research in research ethics. ..
- Consent Methods and Participation in Geriatric Clinical ResearchJason Karlawish; Fiscal Year: 2009..These results will assist researchers and proxies in conducting subject-centered informed consent discussions. ..
- Novel Methods to Access Brain Function in HIV-1Christina Marra; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..