Retrieval of aspirated dental equipment from a lung

  • Rosie EarleEmail author
  • John Yee
  • Raymond Tang
Images in Anesthesia


Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

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


This work was supported by Internal Departmental Funds.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaVancouver Coastal HealthVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryVancouver Coastal HealthVancouverCanada

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