Incidence of tissue coring with the 25-gauge Quincke and Whitacre spinal needles.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Tissue cores, implanted into the subarachnoid space during subarachnoid injections, can develop into intraspinal lumbar epidermoid tumors. The availability of smaller needles has made spinal anesthesia more popular. Therefore, this prospective, randomized, blinded study was undertaken to determine whether tissue coring occurs with… (More)

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@article{Campbell1996IncidenceOT, title={Incidence of tissue coring with the 25-gauge Quincke and Whitacre spinal needles.}, author={David C. Campbell and M. J. Douglas and G. Taylor}, journal={Regional anesthesia}, year={1996}, volume={21 6}, pages={582-5} }