International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017


Incidence of Postdural Puncture Headache in Patients Undergoing Lower Segment Ceasserian Section

Dr Sanjot Ninave [2] | Dr Pooja Verma


Abstract: Spinal anesthesia is the most commonly performed anesthesia technique in patients undergoing cesarean sections. Postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is one of the common complications following spinal anesthesia more so in obstetric patients. It is preventable complication, hence a study was undertaken to know the incidence of PDPH in patients undergoing cesarean sections.100 patients belonging to ASA grade I & II, age group ranging from 20-40 years who are subjected to LSCS were considered for the study. Study was conducted at Acharya Vinoba Bhave Hospital, attached to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. Inj Bupivacaine H 0.5 % is injected at L3-L4 level using 23 & 25G Quincke needle.


Keywords: Spinal anesthesia, LSCS, Postdural Puncture headache PDPH, 23 & 25Gauge Quincke needle


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,


Pages: 532 - 534


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