World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 1563–1564 | Cite as

Post-hepatectomy Lactate: Should We Add More?

Letter to the Editor
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Surgery Department, Medical FacultyUniversiti Sains Islam MalaysiaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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