Oblique sublaminar lumbar puncture

Case contributed by Dr Jeffrey Hocking

Presentation

Requiring Regular Intrathecal Medication

Fluoroscopy

Left Oblique Sublaminar approach at L3/4 level. Anatomy is well demonstrated by the 3D reconstruction.

CT Images of the above fluoroscopic study

Case Discussion

Lumbar puncture using a left oblique sublaminar approach was performed. This case well demonstrates the anatomy of a normal lumbar spine during this procedure.

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