An epidural catheter is a fine tube which is inserted into the epidural space around the spinal cord, for the administration of an anaesthetic agent.


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Lateral deviation of four types of epidural catheters from the lumbar epidural space into the intervertebral foramen. Uchino T, Miura M, Oyama Y, Matsumoto S, Shingu C and Kitano T. J Anesth. 2016; 30: 583–590.

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