Intrathecal Catheterization by Epidural Catheter: Management of Accidental Dural Puncture and Prophylaxis of PDPH

Accidental or inadvertent dural puncture during epidural anaesthesia results in high incidence of post dural puncture headache (PDPH). Spinal or intrathecal catheter in such a situation, provides aconduit for administration of appropriate local anaesthetic for rapid onset of intraoperative surgical...

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Main Authors: Ashok Jadon, Swastika Chakraborty, Neelam Sinha, Rajiv Agrawal
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2009-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
Online Access:;year=2009;volume=53;issue=1;spage=30;epage=34;aulast=Jadon