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Letters to the Editor — Clinical cardiology
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Subannular repair for moderate to severe ischemic mitral regurgitation: Still a long way to go. Authors’ reply

Baotong Li1, Hansong Sun1
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0052
Pubmed: 32463102
Cardiol J 2020;27(2):223-224.
  1. SunState Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Fuwai Hospital, National Center for Cardiovascular Disease, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

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Cardiol J 2020;27(2):223-224.


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