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In reply: Optimal propofol induction dose in morbidly obese patients: bispectral index guidance is not the answer

  • Yamini Subramani
  • Waleed Riad
  • Frances Chung
  • Jean Wong
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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yamini Subramani
    • 1
  • Waleed Riad
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frances Chung
    • 1
  • Jean Wong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western HospitalUniversity Health NetworkTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaCorniche HospitalAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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