Massive cerebral infarction after completion pneumonectomy for pulmonary torsion

Hendriks, J; Van Schil, P; De Backer, W; Hauben, E; Vanmaele, R; Van Marck, E
December 1994
Thorax;Dec1994, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p1274
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