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Goel S, Bajaj N, Agaarwall B, Gupta S, et al. Prevalence and Outcomes of Unoperated Patients with Severe Symptomatic Mitral Regurgitation and Heart Failure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014; 63(2). http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/63/2/185

Reference

Title
Prevalence and Outcomes of Unoperated Patients with Severe Symptomatic Mitral Regurgitation and Heart Failure
Publication
J Am Coll Cardiol
Publication Date
2014
Authors
Goel S, Bajaj N, Agaarwall B, Gupta S, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 63, Issue 2
URL
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