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Comparison of Sprotte and Quincke needles with respect to post dural puncture headache and backache.

Authors
  • Tarkkila, P J
  • Heine, H
  • Tervo, R R
Type
Published Article
Journal
Regional anesthesia
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1992
Volume
17
Issue
5
Pages
283–287
Identifiers
PMID: 1419942
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data indicate that Quincke needles should not be used with the needle bevel inserted perpendicular to the dural fibers. The Sprotte needle does not solve the problem of post dural puncture headache and backache.

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