A novel technique of multiple-site epidural blood patch administration for the treatment of cerebrospinal fluid hypovolemia.

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OBJECT An epidural blood patch (EBP) is a widely accepted standard procedure to treat CSF hypovolemia, especially when the epidural CSF leak is detected by spinal MRI or CT myelography (CTM). In quite a few cases, however, the leaked CSF is spread over a large area along the spinal epidural space, making it difficult for the surgeon to clearly identify the… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2012.1.JNS111568

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