How to use Lumbar-puncture in a sentence

lumbar-puncture
  • A lumbar puncture was taken which didn't show anything.

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  • Examples include lumbar puncture (spinal tap), urine collection, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), additional blood tests, or electrocardiogram (ECG).

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  • In the case of children under 18 months of age, a lumbar puncture (spinal tap) may be recommended to rule out meningitis because symptoms are often lacking or subtle in children of that age.

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  • In some circumstances, a lumbar puncture to withdraw a small amount of CSF for analysis may lead to serious complications.

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  • In people who have bleeding disorders, lumbar puncture can cause hemorrhage that can compress the spinal cord.

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  • For this reason, aseptic technique must be followed strictly, and a lumbar puncture should never be performed at the site of a localized skin lesion.

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  • The patient should remain lying for four to six hours after the lumbar puncture.

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  • During this trial, the medication is delivered into the spinal fluid via a lumbar puncture procedure.

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  • If a condition affecting the brain and spinal cord is suspected, a lumbar puncture or spinal tap may be performed.

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  • The spinal fluid is obtained by performing a lumbar puncture (also called a spinal tap), in which a needle is inserted into an area in the lower back where fluid in the spinal canal is readily accessible.

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  • These tests may include a complete blood analysis, liver function tests, kidney function tests, hormone tests, and a lumbar puncture to determine abnormalities in cerebrospinal fluid.

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  • The fluid is withdrawn through a needle in a procedure called a lumbar puncture.

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  • A lumbar puncture (spinal tap) may be needed to rule out other possible causes, including meningitis or encephalitis.

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  • A lumbar puncture (spinal tap) may be necessary.

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