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Accidental Dural Puncture and Postdural Puncture Headache: What Are Our Options?

Van de Velde, M.

doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000512018.64827.95
Mechanisms, Equipment, Hazards
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Commentary

(Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2016;41(2):121–122)

Accidental dural puncture (ADP) and consequent postdural puncture headache (PDPH) in obstetric patients are a cause for concern as the latter is associated with mortality and morbidity.

Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, KU Leuven; and Department of Anesthesiology, UZ Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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