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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 610635, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/610635
Clinical Study

Tunneling and Suture of Thoracic Epidural Catheters Decrease the Incidence of Catheter Dislodgement

1Klinik für Anästhesiologie, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Moorenstraße 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
2Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Krankenhaushygiene, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Moorenstraße 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

Received 7 June 2014; Accepted 24 June 2014; Published 21 July 2014

Academic Editor: Alparslan Apan

Copyright © 2014 Timur Sellmann 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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