Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 383–384 | Cite as

The effects of graduated compression stocking on blood pressure and heart rate during spinal or epidural anesthesia

  • Hiroshi Iwama
Short Communication

Key words

Graduated compression stocking Spinal anesthesia Epidural anesthesia 

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Copyright information

© JSA 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Iwama
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyCentral Aizu General HospitalFukushimaJapan

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