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Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 493–495 | Cite as

Misplacement of an epidural catheter into the lumbar quardratus muscle

  • Mariko H. Tsuji
  • Shigehito Sato
  • Hiroshi Naito
Clinical Reports

Key words

Epidural catheter Misplacement 

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© JSA 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mariko H. Tsuji
    • 1
  • Shigehito Sato
    • 2
  • Hiroshi Naito
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity Hospital of TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Institute of Clinical MedicineUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan

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