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ALLMedicine™ Lumbar Puncture Center

Research & Reviews  3,047 results

Spinal ultrasound after failed landmarked-based lumbar puncture: a single institutional...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-020-04831-w
Pediatric Radiology; Jeyakumar A, Weaver JJ et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - The safety and efficacy of US-guided lumbar puncture in children has been described. In the pediatric setting, children are frequently referred to interventional radiology only after a failed landmark-based attempt. Routine pre-procedure US in the...

A nudge towards better lumbar puncture practice.
https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmed.2020-0201
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Holland C, Edmond EC et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - Despite a body of evidence demonstrating reduced incidence of post-lumbar puncture headache associated with pencil-point (vs bevelled-edge) needles, their use remains variable in the UK. A multimodal longitudinal intervention was performed over a ...

Factors Associated with Lumbar Puncture Participation in Alzheimer's Disease Research.
https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-200394
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease : JAD; Blazel MM, Lazar KK et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) provides insight into the spectrum of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. While lumbar punctures (LPs) for CSF collection are generally considered safe procedures, many participants remain hesitant to participate in resea...

Intradural symptomatic arachnoid cyst formation following non-instrumented lumbar decom...
https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2020.1817313
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Yuen J, McGavin L et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Intradural arachnoid cyst is a rare complication of lumbar puncture, post-trauma or post-intraoperative durotomies. We aim to estimate the incidence of early intradural arachnoid cyst radiologically in non-instrumented posterior lumbar decompressi...

Lower thoracic schwannoma presenting as pseudotumor cerebri: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2020.1817319
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Sharma GR, Aryal S et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Primary Spinal tumors presenting as increased intracranial pressure is a rare and intradural extramedullary (IDEM) spinal schwannoma with unique presentation of pseudotumour cerebri (PTC) is extremely rare. Here, we describe a case of 48 years old...

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Guidelines  4 results

Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache
https://www.acep.org/globalassets/sites/acep/media/clinical-policies/cp-headache.pdf

Jun 25th, 2019 - This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addressed key issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. A writing subcommittee conducted a systemat...

Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364256
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Almenawer SA et. al.

May 23rd, 2018 - Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical practice guideline.|2018|Rochwerg B,Almenawer SA,Siemieniuk RAC,Vandvik PO,Agoritsas T,|economics,economics,prevention & control,adverse effects,instrumentation,

Aseptic and Bacterial Meningitis: Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/p314.html
American Family Physician;

Aug 31st, 2017 - The etiologies of meningitis range in severity from benign and self-limited to life-threatening with potentially severe morbidity. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment. Mortality remains high d...

Differential Diagnosis of Meningococcal Meningitis Based on Common Clinical and Laboratory Findings: Are There Criterion Standards?
https://journals.lww.com/infectdis/Abstract/2010/07000/Differential_Diagnosis_of_Meningococcal_Meningitis.9.aspx
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice; Fretzayas,A.,et al

Jul 1st, 2010 - Background: The prompt diagnosis of meningitis is essential for a good outcome. Aim: This study was designed to differentiate children with meningococcal meningitis, aseptic meningitis, and no meningitis. Patients and Methods: A total of 150 chi...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,123 results

Spinal ultrasound after failed landmarked-based lumbar puncture: a single institutional...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00247-020-04831-w
Pediatric Radiology; Jeyakumar A, Weaver JJ et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - The safety and efficacy of US-guided lumbar puncture in children has been described. In the pediatric setting, children are frequently referred to interventional radiology only after a failed landmark-based attempt. Routine pre-procedure US in the...

A nudge towards better lumbar puncture practice.
https://doi.org/10.7861/clinmed.2020-0201
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Holland C, Edmond EC et. al.

Sep 16th, 2020 - Despite a body of evidence demonstrating reduced incidence of post-lumbar puncture headache associated with pencil-point (vs bevelled-edge) needles, their use remains variable in the UK. A multimodal longitudinal intervention was performed over a ...

Factors Associated with Lumbar Puncture Participation in Alzheimer's Disease Research.
https://doi.org/10.3233/JAD-200394
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease : JAD; Blazel MM, Lazar KK et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) provides insight into the spectrum of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. While lumbar punctures (LPs) for CSF collection are generally considered safe procedures, many participants remain hesitant to participate in resea...

Intradural symptomatic arachnoid cyst formation following non-instrumented lumbar decom...
https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2020.1817313
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Yuen J, McGavin L et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Intradural arachnoid cyst is a rare complication of lumbar puncture, post-trauma or post-intraoperative durotomies. We aim to estimate the incidence of early intradural arachnoid cyst radiologically in non-instrumented posterior lumbar decompressi...

Lower thoracic schwannoma presenting as pseudotumor cerebri: a case report.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2020.1817319
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Sharma GR, Aryal S et. al.

Sep 14th, 2020 - Primary Spinal tumors presenting as increased intracranial pressure is a rare and intradural extramedullary (IDEM) spinal schwannoma with unique presentation of pseudotumour cerebri (PTC) is extremely rare. Here, we describe a case of 48 years old...

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News  65 results

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache
https://www.acep.org/globalassets/sites/acep/media/clinical-policies/cp-headache.pdf

Jun 25th, 2019 - This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addressed key issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. A writing subcommittee conducted a systemat...

Consider omitting CSF testing in older, low-risk febrile infants
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/189138/infectious-diseases/consider-omitting-csf-testing-older-low-risk-febrile
Andrew D. Bowser

Nov 17th, 2018 - Risk stratification tools that omit lumbar puncture accurately classified most well-appearing febrile infants with invasive bacterial infections as being at low risk, results of a recent study show. The modified Philadelphia criteria were highly s.

Delays in Meningitis Dx Hinders Care in U.K. Adults
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/73798

Jun 29th, 2018 - Delays in diagnosing and correctly treating viral meningitis in British adults were linked with less specific identification of meningitis and longer hospital stays for patients, researchers found. Compared with for patients with a delayed lumbar ...

Blood Test Accurately Detects GLUT1 Deficiency Syndrome
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/146947/rare-diseases/blood-test-accurately-detects-glut1-deficiency-syndrome

Sep 12th, 2017 - A blood test can detect glucose transporter type 1 (GLUT1) deficiency syndrome accurately and rapidly, according to a brief communication published in the July issue of Annals of Neurology. The new test has a diagnostic rate comparable to that of.

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Patient Education  51 results see all →