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Efficacy of the epidural blood patch for the treatment of post lumbar puncture headache BLOPP: A randomised, observer-blind, controlled clinical trial [ISRCTN 71598245]

  • R Oedit1,
  • F van Kooten1Email author,
  • SLM Bakker2 and
  • DWJ Dippel1
Contributed equally
BMC Neurology20055:12

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2377-5-12

Received: 27 May 2005

Accepted: 05 July 2005

Published: 05 July 2005

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1 Jul 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Jul 2005 Editorially accepted
5 Jul 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-5-12

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Authors’ Affiliations

Erasmus Medical Centre
Amphia General Hospital