TITLE

How to assess risks of valve surgery: quality, implementation and future of risk models

AUTHOR(S)
van Gameren, Menno; Piazza, Nicolo; Bogers, Ad J. J. C.; Takkenberg, Johanna J. M.; Kappetein, A. Pieter
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Dec2009, Vol. 95 Issue 23, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "How to assess risks of valve surgery: quality, implementation and future of risk models" is presented.
ACCESSION #
47477724

 

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