Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 5–10

The LMA, laparoscopic surgery and the obese patient — Canvs should

Editorials

Le ML, la chirurgie laparoscopique et le patient obèse — pouvoirvs devoir

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of Toronto, Toronto General HospitalTorontoCanada

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