Multilevel continuous intercostal nerve block catheter: a viable alternative to thoracic epidural for multiple rib fractures?

@article{Flores2013MultilevelCI,
  title={Multilevel continuous intercostal nerve block catheter: a viable alternative to thoracic epidural for multiple rib fractures?},
  author={Roland A Flores and Jaime Ortiz and Sandeep Markan},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={119 4},
  pages={994}
}
In Reply: Drs. Slater and Lerner have reemphasized a critical point in our published case scenario1: Standard coagulation tests are inadequate in assessing adequacy of platelet function for epidural catheterization. Therefore, we recommended in our algorithm presented in figure 4 of our original report1 to use whole blood multiple electrode impedance… CONTINUE READING