Epidural hematoma after thoracic epidural catheter removal in the absence of risk factors.


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this report is to enhance awareness that an epidural hematoma can occur even in patients devoid of risk factors. CASE REPORT A 69-year-old, 55-kg male was scheduled for video-assisted thoracoscopic resection of bilateral pulmonary metastases and received combined thoracic epidural and general anesthesia. The… (More)


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