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what is a myelography a radiographic study of spinal cord & nerve root branches using a contrast medium.
what is the most common myelography lumbar and cervical
what has myelography been replaced by CT and MRI.
why is a myelography done performed to indicate the presence of a lesion in the spinal canal.
what is the most common lesion HNP-herniated nucleus pulposus
what are the contraindications for a myelography blood in the csf,arachnoiditis,recent lumbar puncture within a week,increased intracranial pressure
what is the patient preparation sedative is given 1hr prior,explanation of the procedure, informed consent is signed.
where should the placement of the needle be for a myelography puncture through the subarachnoid space
what are the 2 locations for puncture lumbar L3-L4cervical C1-C2
how is the needle placement site found using flouro
how is the patient positioned for a lumbar prone with lumbar area propped up to flex the spine.
how is the patient positioned for a cervical erect with head flexed or proned with head flex
what is to num the area local(lydocaine) administered using a 5ml syringe & 22/25g needle
what area/space is the needle inserted through the subarachnoid space
what size needle is used to inject contrast to the spinal 20 ml syringe
what kind of contrast media is used nonionic water soluble iodine base,excreted easily by the kidneys
what are the positions used throughout the procedure PA and x-table lateral
after the procedure is done,why does the pt need to lay flat for about an hour to prevent a spinal headache,let the fluid balance back out.
what is a cauda equina very end of the spinal cord
where does the spinal cord ends at S1
Created by: ambey