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  1. JAMA Patient Page: Lumbar Puncture (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... of the American Medical Association JAMA PATIENT PAGE Lumbar Puncture L umbar punctur e, also called a spinal ... it is needed. WHAT TO EXPECT DURING A LUMBAR PUNCTURE During a lumbar puncture, you either lie on ...
  2. Spinal tap; Ventricular puncture; Lumbar puncture; Cisternal puncture; Cerebrospinal fluid culture ... different ways to get a sample of CSF. Lumbar puncture, commonly called a spinal tap, is the most ...
  3. What It Is A lumbar puncture (LP), often called a spinal tap, is a common medical test that involves taking a small sample of cerebrospinal fluid ( ... spinal cord, or central nervous system. In a lumbar puncture, a needle is carefully inserted into the lower ...
  4. A lumbar puncture, or spinal tap, is a procedure to collect cerebrospinal fluid to check for the presence of disease or injury. A spinal needle is inserted, usually between the 3rd ... properly positioned in the subarachnoid space (the space between ...
  5. ... liquid cushion. CSF is usually obtained through a lumbar puncture (spinal tap). During the procedure, a needle is inserted usually between the 3rd and 4th lumbar vertebrae and the CSF fluid is collected for ...
  6. CSF Analysis (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... addition to CSF analysis? 1. What is a lumbar puncture (spinal tap) and how is it performed? The ... 2. Are there other reasons to do a lumbar puncture? Yes. Sometimes it will be performed to introduce ...
  7. ... a within a few days in most cases. Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) This test is used to look ... given something to make them sleep so the lumbar puncture can be done more easily and safely. A ...
  8. Understanding Lab and Imaging Tests (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... dehydrogenase (LDH) See Blood chemistry (chemistry panels) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Lumbar puncture See Spinal tap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Lymph node biopsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 ... 26 Protein Electrophoresis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Spinal tap (also called lumbar puncture ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Ultrasound (also called sonography ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Urine test ( ...
  9. How Is Rhabdomyosarcoma Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... to the site to help stop any bleeding. Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) Lumbar puncture is not a common test for RMS, but ...
  10. How Is Childhood Leukemia Diagnosed? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... tell if the leukemia is responding to treatment. Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) This test is used to look ... In children already diagnosed with leukemia, the first lumbar puncture is also used to give chemotherapy drugs into ...
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