Entrapped Epidural Catheter Case
Salima S J Ladak*, Gerald O’Leary, Rita Katznelson and Raynauld KO
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Acute Pain Service, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 3 Eaton North, Toronto, Ontario M5G2C4, Canada
- *Corresponding Author:
- Salima S J Ladak
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management
Acute Pain Service, University Health Network
Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street
3 Eaton North, Toronto, Ontario M5G2C4, Canada
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: March 26, 2013; Accepted Date: July 25, 2013; Published Date: July 27, 2013
Citation: Ladak SSJ, O’Leary G, Katznelson R, Raynauld KO (2013) Entrapped Epidural Catheter Case. Emergency Med 3:147. doi:10.4172/2165-7548.1000147
Copyright: © 2013 Ladak SSJ, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
An 81 year old male underwent lung and liver resection for cancer and was unable to have his epidural catheter removed on post-operative day 5. Following passing an 18” mandrill wire under fluoroscopy, the epidural catheter was successfully extracted.