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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 929053, 6 pages
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Electrocautery Smoke during Peritonectomy Procedures
1Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital, Ulleråkersvägen 38-40, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Received 26 November 2011; Revised 8 March 2012; Accepted 23 March 2012
Academic Editor: Kian Fan Chung
Copyright © 2012 Sara Näslund Andréasson et al. 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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