TITLE

PRIMARY IMPAIRMENT OF RIGHT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH MARFAN SYNDROME

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Heart;Jul2008 Supp, Vol. 94, pA71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Primary Impairment of Right Ventricular Function in Adult Patients With Marfan Syndrome," by A. Kiotsekoglou et al. Is presented.
ACCESSION #
32961163

 

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