World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 152–153 | Cite as

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  • Doruk Ozgediz
  • Cephas Mijumbi
  • Sudha Jayaraman
  • Gerald Dubowitz
  • Jacqueline Mabweijano
  • Moses Galukande
  • Sam Luboga
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Doruk Ozgediz
    • 1
  • Cephas Mijumbi
    • 2
  • Sudha Jayaraman
    • 3
  • Gerald Dubowitz
    • 4
  • Jacqueline Mabweijano
    • 5
  • Moses Galukande
    • 5
  • Sam Luboga
    • 5
  1. 1.University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  4. 4.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  5. 5.Department of SurgeryMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda

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