TITLE

Aortic dissection patients may have new hope

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Nov2007, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the results of a study on partial clotting of the false lumen as a predictor of post-hospital death risk for aortic dissection patients.
ACCESSION #
27072083

 

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