Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a common complication following spinal surgery. Early detection and proactive treatment are beneficial for preventing the sequelae of prolonged or persistent CSF drainage. This report reviews the current methods for the detection of occult CSF leakage and treatment options in cases of iatrogenic dural violations during spinal surgery.
- CSF leak
- dural tear
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
- Clinical Neurology
- Biomedical Engineering
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging