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General anaesthesia with remifentanil and cisatracurium for a superobese patient

  • T. Gaszyński (a1), W. Gaszyński (a1) and J. Strzelczyk (a2)
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Correspondence to: Tomasz Gaszyński, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, Medical University of Łódź, Barlicki Hospital, ul. Kopcińskiego 22, 90-153 Lodz, Poland. E-mail:; Tel/Fax: +48 42 678 37 48
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European Journal of Anaesthesiology
  • ISSN: 0265-0215
  • EISSN: 1365-2346
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