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Intrathecal Sarapin® Following a Lumbar Paravertebral Block
  1. Bernard V. Wetchler, M.D.
  1. From the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management Clinic, Methodist Medical Center of Illinois, Peoria, Illinois


A case is presented describing the effect of Sarapin® inadvertently administered intrathecally during the performance of a lumbar paravertebral block. The purpose of this report is to provide information on a little-known drug, without determination of the efficacy of a particular treatment.

  • Sarapin
  • intrathecal
  • Complications

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