Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Congenital Maxillomandibular Synechiae: Anesthetic Approach with Ketamine and Dexmedetomidine Sedation for Surgical Division of Synechiae and Tracheostomy

Esra Caliskan 1 , *
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1 Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Adana, Turkey
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  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: October 2017, 27 (5); e59266
  • Published Online: October 23, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: July 31, 2017
  • Accepted: September 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.59266

To Cite: Caliskan E. Congenital Maxillomandibular Synechiae: Anesthetic Approach with Ketamine and Dexmedetomidine Sedation for Surgical Division of Synechiae and Tracheostomy, Iran J Pediatr. 2017 ; 27(5):e59266. doi: 10.5812/ijp.59266.

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