Efficacy of the epidural blood patch
for the treatment of post lumbar puncture headache BLOPP: A randomised, observer-blind, controlled clinical trial.
(6) Whether or not a CSF leak is identified in patients with suspected SIH, empiric epidural blood patch
has been shown to be effective in alleviating headaches in >50% of patients where no target leak was found.
Successful treatment of spontaneous intracranial hypotension due to prominent cervical cerebrospinal fluid leak with cervical epidural blood patch
. Pain Med 2015;16:1013-1018.
Monroe, "Successful Treatment of Postdural Puncture Headache Using Epidural Fibrin Glue Patch after Persistent Failure of Epidural Blood Patches
," Pain Practice, vol.
If symptoms recur, a second blood patch
may be attempted in a similar fashion as the first.
Autologous blood patch
in persistent air leaks after pulmonary resection.
The epidural blood patch
. Resolving the controversies.
Epidural Blood Patch
in the treatment of spontaneous low CSF pressure headache.
"I had a spinal headache after having a spinal anaesthetic and had to go back for a blood patch
. Blood is drained from your arm and injected back into your spinal cord to close up a gap caused by the original needle.
Case report: epidural blood patch
in the treatment of abducens palsy after a dural puncture.
SAN ANTONIO -- A 20-mL or 30-mL volume of autologous blood was superior to 15 mL in a randomized controlled trial of 121 obstetric patients who requested a therapeutic epidural blood patch
for headache after inadvertent dural puncture during epidural insertion.