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Survival rates for patients with sSAS without repair or replacement

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Otto C. Timing of Aortic Valve Surgery. Heart. 2000; 84. http://heart.bmj.com/content/84/2/211

Reference

Title
Timing of Aortic Valve Surgery
Publication
Heart
Publication Date
2000
Authors
Otto C
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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