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Anesthetic Suppression of Thalamic High-Frequency Oscillations: Evidence that the Thalamus Is More Than Just a Gateway to Consciousness?

Berger, Miles MD, PhD; García, Paul S. MD, PhD

doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001207
Editorials: Editorial

From the *Anesthesiology Department, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; and Anesthesiology and Research Divisions, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

Accepted for publication January 13, 2016.

Funding: Dr. Berger acknowledges funding from the International Anesthesia Research Society (Mentored Research Award), and the National Institute of Aging (R03AG050918). Dr. Garcia acknowledges funding from a VA Career Development Award and a grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation (

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Reprints will not be available from the authors.

Address correspondence to Miles Berger, MD, PhD, Anesthesiology Department, Duke University Medical Center, Duke South Orange Zone, Room 4317, Durham, NC 27710. Address e-mail to

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