CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 117-119

Difficulty in the removal of epidural catheter for labor analgesia


Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Rashid Saeed Khokhar
College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.197353

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For labor pain management epidural analgesia is a popular and an effective method. Difficult removal of epidural catheters occasionally occurs, and several maneuvers have been recommended. The purpose of this article is to raise awareness of the problem of retained epidural catheter fragments and identify the potential impact of complications.


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