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How can they not pierce the spinal cord in an lp?

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Dr. Steven Lengle
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: TECHNIQUE

The lumbar puncture is performed below the level of the spial cord.
The nerve roots are usually mobile and are pushed out of the way by the needle.

In brief: TECHNIQUE

The lumbar puncture is performed below the level of the spial cord.
The nerve roots are usually mobile and are pushed out of the way by the needle.
Dr. Steven Lengle
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