TITLE

NICE, drug-eluting stents and the limits of trial data

AUTHOR(S)
Mohindra, R
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Heart;Mar2009, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p505
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66105975

 

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