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Respiratory Failure After Pneumonectomy in a Patient with Unknown Hyperlipidemia

Bairaktari, Aggeliki MD; Ishikawa, Seiji MD

doi: 10.1213/00000539-200206000-00068
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Letters & Announcements

Athens, Greece

In Response:

I read with interest Dr. Guo’s letter and his suggestion that the triglyceride level should be 152 mg/dL. In the entire article, the triglyceride levels are expressed as mmol/L and the values that we found were 152 mmol/L, 81 mmol/L, 79 mmol/L, 80 mmol/L, 60 mmol/L and 20 mmol/L in sequence (normal range, 0.7–1.9 mmol/L).

This was the reason that we performed plasma exchange.

Aggeliki Bairaktari, MD

Seiji Ishikawa, MD

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