Lack of Increase in Intracranial Pressure After Epidural Blood Patch in Spinal Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak

Neurocritical Care , 04/27/2012

A shift of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from the spinal to the cranial compartment with a subsequent rise in intracranial pressure (ICP) might not be a beneficial therapeutic mechanism of spinal epidural blood patching.

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