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Placement of thoracic epidural via a lumbar approach using a round J-tipped, partially styletted catheter in porcine model

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Dr. Ban Tsui has contributed in part to the future design of the J-tipped Pajunk-styletted epidural catheter. No other author has any commercial or other affiliations that are or may be perceived to be a conflict of interest.

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This study was funded by unrestricted grant from the Colleges of Medicine and Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan as well as PAJUNK, Dyna Medical Corp, ON, Canada, Medical Foundation of North Carolina (US).

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This submission was handled by Dr. Stephan K.W. Schwarz, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d’anesthésie.

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Correspondence to Jonathan J. Gamble MD, FRCPC.

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Lee, Y., Gamble, J.J., Ambros, B. et al. Placement of thoracic epidural via a lumbar approach using a round J-tipped, partially styletted catheter in porcine model. Can J Anesth/J Can Anesth (2021).

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