This page is dedicated to organizing information relevant a lumbar puncture. This is a procedure that is commonly conducted in the field of neuroradiology, as well as non-radiology providers. The important thing to realize is that when radiologists perform a lumbar puncture it is conducted with the assistance of image guidance.
WHAT IS A LUMBAR PUN CTURE?
A lumbar puncture is a procedure where a needle is inserted into the arachnoid space in the lumbar spine.