Continuous monitoring of lower thoracic epidural pressure.

  title={Continuous monitoring of lower thoracic epidural pressure.},
  author={Hiroshi Iwama and Satoshi Ohmori},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  volume={15 2},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to examine whether the epidural pressure (EPIP) can be monitored for a long period of time using the continuous epidural infusion via the lower thorax. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one adult patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery had an epidural catheter inserted via the lower thoracic interspace. After induction of… CONTINUE READING