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Right Flank Incision/Lumbar Subarachnoid Drain Tie-Off?


Seattle, WA
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My otolaryngologist performed surgery on a patient that had a subarachnoid lumbar drain previously placed by a neurosurgeon. He was asked to "tie off" the drain while performing other surgery in the OR. This involved an incision into the skin,tieing off the drain, irrigation, and closure in two layers.
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