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Lessons from cadaveric dissection in AWR

  • C. WalshEmail author
  • C. Battersby
  • N. Suggett
  • D. Slade
Letter to the Editor


Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest.

Ethical Approval

This is not a study but rather a letter to your editor based on observations we have made during cadaveric dissections during sanctioned and approved cadaveric courses carried out in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutions these courses were carried out in and that that we teach on.

Human and animal rights

This letter to the editor does not involve or refer to studies on animals.

Informed Consent

No informed consent was necessary to make these observations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arrowe Park HospitalWirralUK
  2. 2.Salford Royal NHS Foundation TrustSalfordUK
  3. 3.Queen Elizabeth HospitalBirminghamUK

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