Basic neuroradiology procedures part 2 – Lumbar puncture

This video is the second part of a series of videos on common neuroradiology procedures, including lumbar punctures and myelograms.

This video specifically discusses how to perform a fluoroscopy guided lumbar puncture, including what needles to use, how to steer the needle, and how to best position the patient. Pressure measurement and fluid collection is also discussed.

Other videos discuss general considerations and other procedures, such as myelograms.

The level of this lecture is appropriate for medical students, residents, and fellows in radiology who may be performing neuroradiology procedures. Trainees in others specialties may also find this video useful to learn more about what happens in image guided lumbar punctures.

Other videos on the procedure playlist are found here.