Dyspnea due to giant goiter

Alper, Fatih; Kantarci, Mecit; Kurkcuoglu, Ibrahim Can; Balik, Ahmet A.
August 2003
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Aug2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p302
Academic Journal
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