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Title: Treatment for postdural puncture headache associated with late postpartum eclampsia
Authors: Van De Velde, Marc ×
Corneillie, M
Vanacker, Bernard
Stevens, Erik
Verhaeghe, Johan
Van Assche, André
Vandermeersch, Eugene #
Issue Date: Jan-1999
Series Title: Acta anaesthesiologica Belgica vol:50 issue:2 pages:99-102
Abstract: Postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is the most common complication of accidental or deliberate dural puncture. It also occurs after epidural or spinal analgesia for labor and delivery. Treatment may be conservative with analgesics and/or caffeine. Definitive treatment can be accomplished with an epidural blood patch (EBP). We present a case of postpartum convulsions which were temporally related to a caffeine infusion and an EBP.
ISSN: 0001-5164
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Anesthesiology and Algology
Laboratory of Clinical Immunology
Pregnancy, Foetus and Newborn (-)
Faculty of Medicine - miscellaneous
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