TITLE

Assessment of ulnar collateral circulation by the Allen test in patients undergoing radial artery harvest

AUTHOR(S)
Sajja, Lokeswara Rao
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2008, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p755
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
31304714

 

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