TITLE

CABG in obese patient: is the degree of obesity the key factor?

AUTHOR(S)
Totaro, Pasquale; Degno, Nello; Argano, Vincenzo
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p530
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
17436593

 

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