Adapt or die: The imperative for a culture of innovation in cardio-thoracic surgical training

Sádaba, Justo Rafael; O’Regan, David J.; Kappetein, Arie Pieter
May 2007
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p960
Academic Journal
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