Back to Journals » Local and Regional Anesthesia » Volume 10

The smaller the better?

Authors Slagt C

Received 29 March 2017

Accepted for publication 31 March 2017

Published 24 April 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 51—52

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/LRA.S138331

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Stefan Wirz


Cornelis Slagt

Department of Anaesthesia, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

With great interest, I have read the article written by Khraise et al1 which retrospectively investigated the incidence and risk factors for postdural puncture headache (PDPH) after cesarean delivery in Jordanian women. Their main conclusions were that repeated puncture attempts and presence of tension headache before the cesarean delivery were risk factors for PDPH.

View the original paper by Khraise and colleagues.


Creative Commons License This work is published and licensed by Dove Medical Press Limited. The full terms of this license are available at https://www.dovepress.com/terms.php and incorporate the Creative Commons Attribution - Non Commercial (unported, v3.0) License. By accessing the work you hereby accept the Terms. Non-commercial uses of the work are permitted without any further permission from Dove Medical Press Limited, provided the work is properly attributed. For permission for commercial use of this work, please see paragraphs 4.2 and 5 of our Terms.

Download Article [PDF]  View Full Text [HTML][Machine readable]