Left atrial thrombus on a Teflon patch for ASD closure

Di Eusanio, M.; Schepens, M.A.A.M.
March 2002
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p542
Academic Journal
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