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Cerebrospinal fluid leakage and management: a literature review

Cerebrospinal fluid leakage and management: a literature review Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a common complication following spinal surgery. Early detection and proactive treatment are beneficial for preventing the sequelae of prolonged or persistent CSF drainage. This report reviews the current methods for the detection of occult CSF leakage and treatment options in cases of iatrogenic dural violations during spinal surgery. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ArgoSpine News & Journal Springer Journals

Cerebrospinal fluid leakage and management: a literature review

ArgoSpine News & Journal , Volume 24 (4) – Mar 28, 2013

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 by ARGOS and Springer-Verlag France
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Orthopedics; Surgical Orthopedics; Diagnostic Radiology
ISSN
1957-7729
eISSN
1957-7737
DOI
10.1007/s12240-012-0063-9
Publisher site
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Abstract

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a common complication following spinal surgery. Early detection and proactive treatment are beneficial for preventing the sequelae of prolonged or persistent CSF drainage. This report reviews the current methods for the detection of occult CSF leakage and treatment options in cases of iatrogenic dural violations during spinal surgery.

Journal

ArgoSpine News & JournalSpringer Journals

Published: Mar 28, 2013

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