A prospective Study of Dural Tears among 430 cases of Lumber Spine Surgery

Volume 5 | Issue 1 | January-June 2020 | Page: 12-15 | Md. Alauddin, A.H.M Tanvir Hasan Siddiquee, Md. Matiur Rahman, Malay Kumar Roy, Shahidul Islam khan, Md. Abdullah Al Mahmud

Authors : Md. Alauddin [1], A.H.M Tanvir Hasan Siddiquee [1], Md. Matiur Rahman [1], Malay Kumar Roy [1], Shahidul Islam khan [2], Md. Abdullah Al Mahmud [3]

[1] Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
[2] Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
[3] Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Md. Alauddin,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
E-mail: alauddin.md.k49@gmail.com


Inadvertent Dural tear (DT) is a possible feared complication of spinal surgery. This is a prospective study of 430 consecutive patients with different types of lumber spinal surgery within the period of ‘January 2010 to December 2018′. Aim of the study is to evaluate incidence of dural tear (DT) with risk factors, compare between DT and non DT group with outcome. Incidence of dural tear were more on patients with older age, degenerative spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, re-operative surgery, multiple level surgery and with instrumentation. No significance sex difference found. Postoperative complications were more and outcome poor in DT group in comparison to non DT group. Every spine surgeon should be aware of possible dural tear and must know how to deal it.
Keywords: Dural Tear (DT); DT group; Non DT group.


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How to Cite this Article: Alauddin M, Siddiquee AHMTH, Rahman MM, Roy MK, khan SI, Mahmud MAA | A prospective Study of Dural Tears among 430 cases of Lumber Spine Surgery | International Journal of Spine| January-June 2020; 5(1): 12-15.

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