Robert Gaiser

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Inadvertent dural puncture/wet tap and PDPH management

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Inadvertent dural puncture is a risk of epidural anesthesia and occurs when the needle or catheter punctures the dura and arachnoid maters. The incidence of accidental dural puncture varies on the experience of the provider and is approximately 1.5%. When experts in regional anesthesia were asked…

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