Incidence of spinal epidural abscess after epidural analgesia: a national 1-year survey.

@article{Wang1999IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of spinal epidural abscess after epidural analgesia: a national 1-year survey.},
  author={Lars Peter Wang and John Hauerberg and Jes F. Schmidt},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={1928-36}
}
EPIDURAL analgesia is most often used for postoperative pain relief, whereas it is no longer so commonly used for long-term treatment of pain from malignant diseases. For perioperative use, the epidural catheter is most frequently inserted before induction of anesthesia while the patient is awake, although there has recently been some debate as to whether regional techniques should or should not be performed during general anesthesia. Side effects of epidural analgesia are common, but the… CONTINUE READING
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