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  • Print publication year: 2009
  • Online publication date: July 2009

Chapter 17 - Vascular surgery

Further reading

KaplanJA, LakeCL, MurrayMJ, eds. Vascular Anesthesia. London, Churchill Livingstone, 2004.
MurrayMJ. Vascular anesthesia. Anesthesiol Clin N Am 2004; 22: 183–356.


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