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BD® Spinal Needles and Sets

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BD® Spinal kits and sets

BD distributes a range of sets that contains a selection of spinal needles and spinal introducers.

Features and Benefits

Better post-operative patient experience

With BD® Whitacre Spinal Needles that minimise the risk of postdural puncture headache (PDPH)1,2,3

Enhanced precision

With BD® Spinal Needles that enable visualisation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), aiding proper needle placement

From a trusted partner

With a range of products and configurations to meet anaesthesia needs throughout your facility



Please note, not all products, services or features of products and services may be available in your local area. Please check with your local BD representative.


  1. Buettner J, Wresch KP, Klose R. Postdural puncture headache: comparison of 25-gauge Whitacre and Quincke needles. Reg Anesth. 1993; 18(3): 166–169.
  2. Corbey MP, Bach AB, Lech K, et al. Grading of severity of postdural puncture headache after 27-gauge Quincke and Whitacre needles. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1997; 41(6): 779–784.
  3. Santanen U, Rautoma P, Luurila H, et al. Comparison of 27-gauge (0.41-mm) Whitacre and Quincke spinal needles with respect to post-dural puncture headache and non-dural puncture headache. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2004; 48(4): 474–479.