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Case Reports in Anesthesiology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 648921, 3 pages
Unexpected High Sensory Blockade during Continuous Spinal Anesthesiology (CSA) in an Elderly Patient
Department of Anaesthesia, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, P.O. Box 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Received 19 June 2012; Accepted 31 July 2012
Academic Editors: A. Apan, M. Dauri, and R. Riley
Copyright © 2012 R. Ketelaars and A. P. Wolff. 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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