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ISRN Anesthesiology
Volume 2011, Article ID 278545, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/278545
Research Article

Hemodynamic Changes during Hepatic Vascular Exclusion: Use of Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography a Case Series

Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management, University of L'Aquila, 67100 L'Aquila, Italy

Received 15 May 2011; Accepted 22 June 2011

Academic Editors: Y. Mehta and C. Motamed

Copyright © 2011 Franco Marinangeli 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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