Lumbar Spine

The lower back spine is known as the lumbar spine. It consists of 5 vertebral bones, the sacrum, and the coccyx that protects vertebral column. Lumbar puncture is a medical procedure, mainly carried out to procure cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and analyse it to strike out potential fatal conditions and also for many therapeutic purposes. CSF analysis can also assist the diagnosis of several serious conditions.

32 % of the patients experience severe headache prior lumbar puncture and carries a substantial morbidity. The symptoms may last for several days and at times extreme enough to immobilize the patient. If left untreated, it can cause fatal complications like subdural haematoma and seizures. Ultrasound-guided lumbar puncture has proved most helpful to almost 75% of obese patients with spinal disorders.

The market for lumbar puncture is expanding day by day. The average cost of the procedure is $353. Typically, the total cost for lumbar puncture is $3,000-$5,000. Some of the key players in this market are Affymetrix Inc., Abbott Laboratories, Inc., Becton-Dickinson Company, Beckman Coulter Inc., Diamedix Corporation, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc and DiaSorin S.p.A., Gen-Probe, Inc., Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc., Novartis Diagnostics, Hologic, Inc., and Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.

  • Lumbar puncture
  • Lumbar puncture and Spinal anesthesia
  • Lumbar Spine arthritis
  • Pseudarthrosis Lumbar Spine
  • Osteophytes Lumbar Spine
  • Lower Lumbar Spine
  • Analysis of Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Ultrasound assisted Lumbar Puncture
  • Thoracic Lumbar Spine
  • Lumbar Sacrosis
  • Complications of Lumbar puncture

Related Conference of Lumbar Spine

Aug 02-04, 2017

International Meeting on CNS

Melbourne, Australia
August 29-31, 2017

15th European Neurology Congress

London, UK
August 29-31, 2017

6th World Congress on Addiction Disorder & Addiction Therapy

Prague, Czech Republic
August 31-September 01, 2017

3rdInternational Conference on Epilepsy and Treatment

Brussels, Belgium
September 07-08, 2017

Global Experts Meeting on Brain Disorders

Macau, Hong Kong
November 16-17, 2017

Global Experts Meeting on Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Melbourne, Australia
Oct 12-13, 2017

Internatinal Meeting on Addiction Congress

Osaka, Japan
Oct 12-13, 2017

Global Meeting on Dual Diagnosis and Addiction

Auckland, Newzeland
October 16-17, 2017

17th Global Neuroscience Conference

Osaka, Japan
Nov 13-14, 2017

Gobal Experts Meeting on Neuroscience and Neurochemistry

Melbourne, Australia
February 22-23, 2018

11th International Conference on Vascular Dementia

Paris, France
July 12-13, 2018

EuroSciCon Conference on Neurology

Paris, France

Lumbar Spine Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in