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  • Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China (W.-A.Z.). zengwa@mail.sysu.edu.cn
  • (Accepted for publication November 2, 2017.)
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Anesthesiology 2 2018, Vol.128, 423. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002005
Anesthesiology 2 2018, Vol.128, 423. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000002005
We thank Chamaraux-Tran and Beloeil for their letter and concern about our article.1  Since the lidocaine used in our experiment was water soluble, ethanol was not required as a solvent. Therefore, there was no effect of ethanol in our experiment.
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The authors declare no competing interests.
Wei Xing, M.D., Ph.D., Dong-Tai Chen, M.D., Jia-Hao Pan, M.D., Yong-Hua Chen, M.D., Yan Yan, M.D., Qiang Li, M.D., Rui-Feng Xue, M.D., Yun-Fei Yuan, M.D., Wei-An Zeng, M.D., Ph.D. Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, Guangzhou, China (W.-A.Z.). zengwa@mail.sysu.edu.cn
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