My Procedures

2The imaging procedures performed to evaluate and treat a possible CSF leak vary among each patient.  Some patients may have the entire procedure in CT and others may have parts of the procedure in other areas of radiology.  The radiologist will decide the best plan of care for you.  Below is an example of what a patient may undergo for the evaluation and treatment of a CSF leak. This is typically done over a two day period.

Day 1 appointment:  “Diagnostic Procedures”

EXAMPLE: Lumbar Puncture, Myelogram with Total Spine Imaging

Before the procedure:

The Procedure:

After the Procedure:

Day 2 appointment:  “Treatment Procedure”

EXAMPLE: CT-Guided Bloodpatch

Before the procedure:

The Procedure:

After the Procedure: