Intrathecal catheterization after unintentional dural puncture during orthopedic surgery

Turkoz A. , Kocum A., Eker H. E. , Ulgen H., Uysalel M., Arslan G.

JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA, vol.24, no.1, pp.43-48, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00540-009-0858-9
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-48


We investigated whether inserting an intrathecal catheter and leaving it in place for 24 h after an unintentional dural puncture in orthopedic patients reduced the incidence of post-dural puncture headache (PDPH).