Editorial comment: Mild–moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation: should it be treated together with CABG?

Antunes, Manuel J.
March 2006
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p353
Academic Journal
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