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Case Reports in Anesthesiology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 186104, 2 pages
The Risk of Regurgitation and Pulmonary Aspiration in a Patient after Gastric Banding
Department of Anesthesia ICU, Pain Management and Palliative Care, Hamad Medical Corporation, 3050 Doha, Qatar
Received 18 December 2011; Accepted 12 February 2012
Academic Editors: I.-O. Lee and A. Trikha
Copyright © 2012 Abdulvahab Thekkethodika. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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