Malignant pericardial mesothelioma

Sakuraba, Motoki; Tatsumori, Takahiro; Hirama, Michihiro; Ogura, Kanako
March 2011
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2011, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p420
Academic Journal
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