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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 159489, 6 pages
Limitations of the Use of Pressure Waves to Verify Correct Epidural Needle Position in Dogs
1Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy Division, Vetsuisse Faculty,
University of Berne, Länggasstraße 124, 3012 Berne, Switzerland
2Comparative Medicine Division, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Grenzacherstraße 124, 4070 Basel, Switzerland
Received 21 April 2013; Revised 31 May 2013; Accepted 2 June 2013
Academic Editor: Remo Lobetti
Copyright © 2013 Chiara Adami et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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