본문 바로가기
  • Home

Huge Epidural Hematoma after Epidural Neurolysis using NaviCath®

  • Journal of Korean Society of Spine Surgery
  • Abbr : J Kor Spine Sur
  • 2013, 20(2), pp.67-70
  • Publisher : Korean Society Of Spine Surgery
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Orthopedic Surgery

강규복 1 이재도 2 서민정 3 박성범 1 Young-Bae Kim 1

1중앙보훈병원 정형외과
2중앙보훈병원 통증클리닉
3중앙보훈병원 방사선과

Accredited

ABSTRACT

Study Design: Case report. Objectives: To report a huge epidural hematoma after epidural neurolysis. Summary of Literature Review: No complications have been reported regarding to hematoma formations after neurolysis using NaviCath®. Material and Methods: A 67-year-old male with normal serum coagulation parameter experienced excruciating back and leg pains after neurolysis using NaviCath®. Results: After performing prompt multilevel laminotomy with hematoma evacuation, the patient recovered from pains without any neurological sequelae. Conclusions: It is important to be cautious while performing neurolysis with NaviCath® to avoid the epidural hematoma. Surgical treatment is an effective option to resolve the spinal epidural hematoma.

Citation status

* References for papers published after 2022 are currently being built.