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Erratum to: Obesity – a risk factor for postoperative complications in general surgery?

  • E. K. M. Tjeertes1Email author,
  • S. E. Hoeks1,
  • S. B. J. C. Beks2,
  • T. M. Valentijn1,
  • A. G. M. Hoofwijk2 and
  • R. J. Stolker1
BMC Anesthesiology201515:155

Received: 19 October 2015

Accepted: 20 October 2015

Published: 26 October 2015

The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:112

Unfortunately the original version of this article [1] contained a mistake. The author list contained superfluous initials for each author. The corrected author list can be found below:

E.K.M. Tjeertes, S.E. Hoeks, S.B.J.C. Beks, T.M. Valentijn, A.G.M. Hoofwijk and R.J. Stolker



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of anesthesiology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Department of surgery, Orbis Medical Centre, Sittard, The Netherlands


  1. Tjeertes EKM, Hoeks SE, Beks SBJC, Valentijn TM, Hoofwijk AGM, Stolker RJ. Obesity – a risk factor for postoperative complications in general surgery? BMC Anesthesiology. 2015;15:112. doi:10.1186/s12871-015-0096-7.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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