Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Letter to the Editor

Lung exclusion in neonates - techniques and the role of ultrasound

Isolamento pulmonar em neonatos–técnicas e o papel do ultrasom

Adriana Rodrigues, Helena Salgado

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