Needle Placement for Percutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation of the Back and Legs
The introduction of a needle into the epidural space is a component of the procedure that must be completed in order to place a percutaneous lead. The needle placement is often viewed as a simple procedure, yet it is a technique that should be performed with vigilance and planning. Prior to placing the needle, the patient must be prepared, positioned, and a fluoroscopic scout film is taken to evaluate the best route to use when placing the needle.
KeywordsEpidural Space Spinal Cord Stimulation Needle Placement Dural Puncture Monitor Anesthesia Care
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