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Anaesthesia is also risky in patients with porphyria

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 21 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1023
  1. Susan deC Baker, anaesthetic senior house officer (,
  2. Bruce Taylor, consultant
  1. Department of Anaesthesia, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth PO19 4SE

    EDITOR—Thadani et al, in their review of the diagnosis and management of porphyria, comment on the risk of surgery but place insufficient emphasis on …

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