Vol 26, No 4 (2019)
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Predicting functional significance of each stenosis in serial coronary artery stenoses: Where there is a will, there is a way

Mineok Chang1, Bon-Kwon Koo2
Pubmed: 31452180
Cardiol J 2019;26(4):307-309.


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