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2022 Apr 01

Korean J Pain



Risk factors associated with repeated epidural blood patches using autologous blood.


Oh A R, Park J, Jeong J S, Lee J Y, Choi J W, Kim H, Sim W S
Korean J Pain. 2022 Apr 01; 35(2):224-230.
PMID: 35354685.


An epidural blood patch (EBP) is a procedure to treat intracranial hypotension that does not respond to conservative treatment. EBPs are commonly repeated when the symptoms persist. In this study, we used a large single-center retrospective cohort and evaluated the factors associated with repeated EBPs.