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Vol 24, No 6 (2017)
Letters to the Editor — Clinical cardiology
Submitted: 2017-07-27
Accepted: 2017-09-10
Published online: 2017-12-29
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Rare left ventricular metastasis from uveal melanoma

Enrico Maria Zardi1, Giulio Cacioli1, Chiara Giorgi2, Emanuele Paolo Rafano Carnà1, Domenico Maria Zardi3
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2017.0150
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Pubmed: 29297586
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Cardiol J 2017;24(6):712-714.
Affiliations
  1. Internal Medicine, campus Bio-Medico, Alvaro del Portillo 200, 00128 Rome, Italy
  2. Radiology Department, S. Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Urbino, Italy, Italy
  3. Department of Cardiology, II School of Medicine, University La Sapienza, Ospedale Sant'Andrea, Rome, Italy

open access

Vol 24, No 6 (2017)
Letters to the Editor — Clinical cardiology
Submitted: 2017-07-27
Accepted: 2017-09-10
Published online: 2017-12-29

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Title

Rare left ventricular metastasis from uveal melanoma

Journal

Cardiology Journal

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Vol 24, No 6 (2017)

Pages

712-714

Published online

2017-12-29

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DOI

10.5603/CJ.2017.0150

Pubmed

29297586

Bibliographic record

Cardiol J 2017;24(6):712-714.

Authors

Enrico Maria Zardi
Giulio Cacioli
Chiara Giorgi
Emanuele Paolo Rafano Carnà
Domenico Maria Zardi

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