• Medicine
  • Published in
    Masui. The Japanese journal…
    1996

[A fluoroscopic analysis of the catheters abnormally placed in the epidural space].

@article{Shima1996AFA,
  title={[A fluoroscopic analysis of the catheters abnormally placed in the epidural space].},
  author={Takeshi Shima and Shoichiro Tokutomi and Chikashi Sasaki and Yuko Hashimoto},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          66-9
        }
}
In order to know how the catheters are placed abnormally in the epidural space, we inserted the epidural catheters under fluoroscopy. The catheter was placed straightly upward when the epidural puncture was done in the center of epidural space. When the puncture site was nearly close to the side wall of epidural space, we could not insert catheter at all. When the tip of the needle was near the side wall and the inserting catheter slipped upward, catheter was placed straight. When the catheter… CONTINUE READING