Process of a lumbar puncture

Learn about the process of a lumbar puncture through this informative video shared with kind permission of the patient and Dr. Chris Carswell, Consultant Neurologist. Follow each step of the procedure from initial preparation, to insertion of the needle into the spinal canal, and the extraction of cerebrospinal fluid.

 
 

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)

Seen in older adults, NPH is characterised by dementia, decreased mobility and urinary incontinence.

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