In reply: Postoperative pain and study design: the type of surgical procedure matters

  • Calen Sacevich
  • Benjamin Semakuba
  • William P. McKay
  • Shefali Thakore
  • Theogene Twagirumugabe
  • John Nyiligira
Correspondence

Notes

Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Philip M. Jones, Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Calen Sacevich
    • 1
  • Benjamin Semakuba
    • 2
  • William P. McKay
    • 1
  • Shefali Thakore
    • 1
  • Theogene Twagirumugabe
    • 2
  • John Nyiligira
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of RwandaKigaliRwanda
  3. 3.Department of PharmacyUniversity Teaching Hospital KigaliKigaliRwanda

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