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Case Example Endoscopic CSF Repair

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Case Example Endoscopic CSF Repair

return to: Paranasal Sinus Surgery Protocols
Indenting and outdenting in richtext should work as well

 Protocol for fluorescein injection into CSF with the aid of Neurosurgery colleagues. 

- at UIHC we have for intravenous injection a concentration of 100 mg/mL

- place 0.1 mL (usually drawn up in a tuberculin syringe) mixed with 10 cc of CSF provided by neurosurgery during the course of lumbar drain placement

- mix the 0.1 mL with the 10 cc of CSF then place this mixture back into patient slowly: OVER THE COURSE OF AT LEAST 10 MINUTES IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF SEIZURE