F. Thormann

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BACKGROUND Lumbar epidural blood patch (EBP) is a common treatment of post-dural puncture headache, but its effectiveness and mode of action remain a matter of debate. The aim of this study was to assess both the effectiveness and the predictive factors of failure of EBP on severe post-dural puncture headache. METHODS This prospective observational study(More)
Most authors agree that, regardless of the oocyte retrieval technique itself, the exposure time to drugs used for general anesthesia should be as short as possible. Their concentration in the follicular fluid and the potential effects of the carbon dioxide peritoneal inflation during oocyte retrieval have negative effects on fertilization and cleavage rates(More)
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