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In reply: Concern regarding the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the anticipated difficult airway

  • Orlando HungEmail author
  • Gemma A. Malpas
  • Chrison Wong
Correspondence
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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

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

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative MedicineDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Department of Adult and Emergency AnaesthesiaAuckland City HospitalAucklandNew Zealand

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