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CNS-ICNA 2020

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Feasibility of a novel, real-time ultrasound-guided epidural needle insertion procedure

Takeaway

  • Real-time ultrasound imaging to guide epidural needle insertion with a transverse interlaminar view is possible and associated with a 95% success rate.

Why this matters ?

  • Traditional techniques for epidural needle insertion are associated with various challenges; a novel procedure with a high success rate can help improve clinical practice and patient satisfaction.

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