Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6148


Effectiveness of Epidural Blood Patch for the Management of Post Dural Puncture Headache: A Case Done at Negelle Arsi General Hospital and Medical College, Negelle Arsi, Ethiopia

Ashebir Nigussie Yirgu*, Daniel Gidabo and Aman Safawo Dalecha

Post dural puncture headache is one of the main post spinal complication or unintentional puncture of dura particularly in clients with high intrabdominal pressure like obesity, and young adults. None of the interventions tried to avoid and treat Post Dural Puncture Headache is 100% definite. We presented an incident of one effective attempt of epidural blood patch with 20 ml of autologous blood to treat severe PDPH caused by 22-gauge needle Lumbar puncture in 29 years old male patient diagnosed as prepatellar bursitis with fluid collection. Currently the best management of severe PDPH was epidural blood patch, which lead to improvement of symptom in 93% of clients after single EBP and in 97% after second EBP.

Published Date: 2020-11-09; Received Date: 2020-10-19

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