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Letters to the Editor — Interventional cardiology
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Left atrial appendage closure using the Watchman device in patients with off-label anatomy: “No man left behind”

Linying Xia
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0022
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Pubmed: 32103485
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Cardiol J 2020;27(1):95-96.

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Vol 27, No 1 (2020)
Letters to the Editor — Interventional cardiology
Published online: 2020-02-25

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Title

Left atrial appendage closure using the Watchman device in patients with off-label anatomy: “No man left behind”

Journal

Cardiology Journal

Issue

Vol 27, No 1 (2020)

Pages

95-96

Published online

2020-02-25

DOI

10.5603/CJ.2020.0022

Pubmed

32103485

Bibliographic record

Cardiol J 2020;27(1):95-96.

Authors

Linying Xia

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