Gamma Cisternography: Determination of Adequacy of Intrathecal Therapy in Leukemic Disease


The use of Central Nervous System (CNS) prophylaxis with intrathecal chemotherapy is now considered an important early measure in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lyraphomas. It has been suggested that epidural or subdural extravasation at the time of lumbar puncture occurs frequently (NEJM 293:161, 1975). In order to determine the… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197704000-00645


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