Rapid Communication| Volume 57, ISSUE 2, P241-243, February 1965

Postoperative liver damage: Is anesthesia involved?

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      Perusal of our autopsy records from July 1, 1953, to July 1, 1963, of both nonsurgical and surgical patients, with consideration of the clinical course and anesthetic procedures employed, produces doubt that either halogenated hydrocarbons or other anesthetic agents per se have been of significance in the production of hepatic necrosis.
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