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Technology note — Interventional cardiology
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Kissing-Watchman technique applied in single-lobulated left atrial appendage anatomy with giant ostia

Linying Xia, Yi Liu, Ling Tao
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2019.0070
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Pubmed: 31313275
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Cardiol J 2020;27(1):78-80.

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Vol 27, No 1 (2020)
Technology note — Interventional cardiology
Published online: 2019-07-08

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About this article
Title

Kissing-Watchman technique applied in single-lobulated left atrial appendage anatomy with giant ostia

Journal

Cardiology Journal

Issue

Vol 27, No 1 (2020)

Pages

78-80

Published online

2019-07-08

DOI

10.5603/CJ.a2019.0070

Pubmed

31313275

Bibliographic record

Cardiol J 2020;27(1):78-80.

Authors

Linying Xia
Yi Liu
Ling Tao

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