Reduction of blood product transfusions during liver transplantation

  • Luc Massicotte
  • Serge Lenis
  • Lynda Thibeault
  • Marie-Pascale Sassine
  • Robert F. Seal
  • André Roy
Correspondence

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luc Massicotte
    • 1
  • Serge Lenis
    • 1
  • Lynda Thibeault
    • 1
  • Marie-Pascale Sassine
    • 1
  • Robert F. Seal
    • 1
  • André Roy
    • 1
  1. 1.Hôpital St-Luc, CHUMMontréalCanada

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