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In contrast, several randomized clinical trials demonstrate the efficacy of the epidural blood patch in a clear manner, supporting its continued use as therapy of choice for the treatment of the post-puncture headache syndrome.
Prompt diagnosis of the spontaneous intracranial hypotension results in proper treatment, which may be simple in the form of bed rest to epidural blood patch or by spinal tear closure.
Patients who are unable or unwilling to await spontaneous resolution due to the nature of their job, mothers of newborns who have to take care of their children or patients of PDPH who do not respond to conservative treatment should be offered autologous epidural blood patch (AEBP) as it is considered gold standard treatment of PDPH13.
An epidural blood patch was administered using 20 cc of blood obtained from the patient's arm as described above resulting in immediate relief of symptoms.
Key Words: spontaneous intracranial hypotension, epidural blood patch
Pleurodesis with an autologous blood patch to prevent persistent air leaks after Iobectomy.
As a result; after blood patch, the headache and neurological complaints secondary to stretching of pain sensitive structures and cranial nerves dramatically improve.
Successful treatment of dural puncture headache with epidural saline infusion after failure of epidural blood patch.
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.
Epidural blood patch may be employed through the caudal approach directly through the epidural needle and does not require the placement of a catheter to ensure cephalad spread.
Nadir de olsa sekonder spontan pnomotoraks nedeniyle otolog blood patch uygulanan bir olguda bildirilen yasami tehdit eden bir komplikasyon olan tansiyonlu pnomotoraks akilda tutulmalidir [10].