Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 114–114

Regional anesthesia in parturients with low platelet counts

  • Vladmir Frenk
  • William Camann
  • Kodali Bhavani Shankar
Correspondence

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladmir Frenk
    • 1
  • William Camann
    • 1
  • Kodali Bhavani Shankar
    • 1
  1. 1.Boston

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