Placement of lumbar subarachnoid drain in the sitting position: a technical difficulty.

To JNA Readers: Placement of lumbar drain is a common practice in neurosurgery. There are very few reports that mention difficulty with placement of the catheter in the subarachnoid space,1,2 especially the placement of microcatheters for continuous spinal anesthesia. We would like to report 2 cases where a technical difficulty was encountered, when a… CONTINUE READING