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  • Print publication year: 2014
  • Online publication date: February 2015

Chapter 17 - Ultrasound-guided lumbar puncture

from Section 3 - Procedural ultrasound

Selected references

Abo, A., Chen, L., Johnston, P., et al. (2010) Positioning for lumbar puncture in children evaluated by bedside ultrasound. Pediatrics 125: e1149–53.
Bruccoleri, R. E., Chen, L. (2011) Needle-entry angle for lumbar puncture in children as determined by using ultrasonography. Pediatrics 127: e921.
Cadigan, B. A., Cydulka, R. K., Werner, S. L., et al. (2011) Evaluating infant positioning for lumbar puncture using sonographic measurements. Acad Emerg Med 18: 215–18.
Coley, B. D., Shiels, W. E., Hogan, M. J. (2001) Diagnostic and interventional ultrasonography in neonatal and infant lumbar puncture. Pediatr Radiol 31: 399–402.
Dick, E. A., Patel, K., Owens, C. M., et al. (2002) Spinal ultrasound in infants. Br J Radiol 75: 384–92.
Ferre, R. M., Sweeney, T. W., Strout, T. D. (2009) Ultrasound identification of landmarks preceding lumbar puncture: a pilot study. Emerg Med J 26: 276–7.
Marhofer, P., Bosenberg, A., Sitzwohl, C., et al. (2005) Pilot study of neuraxial imaging by ultrasound in infants and children. Paediatr Anaesth 15: 671–6.
Nomura, J. T., Leech, S. J., Shenbagamurthi, S., et al. (2007) A randomized controlled trial of ultrasound-assisted lumbar puncture. J Ultrasound Med 26: 1341–8.
Tsui, B. C., Suresh, S. (2010) Ultrasound imaging for regional anesthesia in infants, children, and adolescents: a review of current literature and its application in the practice of neuraxial blocks. Anesthesiology 112: 719–28.
Whitty, R., Moore, M., Macarthur, A. (2008) Identification of the lumbar interspinous spaces: palpation versus ultrasound. Anesth Analg 106: 538–40.