Anterior approach, additional drains preoperatively may mitigate cerebrospinal fluid leaks
By Admin | November 12, 2019
CHICAGO — Spine surgeons may be able to mitigate some dural tears and subsequent cerebrospinal fluid leaks by taking steps preoperatively and intraoperatively to prevent and manage these complications, a presenter at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting said.
According to Daniel K. Resnick, MD, MS, anticipating a dural tear and being aware of options to treat it, as well as a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, are critical to avoiding and managing these spine surgery complications.
For more information please read, Anterior approach, additional drains preoperatively may mitigate cerebrospinal fluid leaks, by Healio Orthopedics Today.