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3D reconstruction for preoperative planning of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return

Alvise Guariento1, Claudia Cattapan1, Elisa Chemello2, Francesco Bertelli1, Massimo Padalino1, Elena Reffo3, Giovanni Di Salvo3, Raffaella Motta2, Vladimiro L Vida1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0135
Pubmed: 34643265
  1. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery Unit, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
  2. Institute of Radiology, Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
  3. Pediatric Cardiology Unit, Department of Children and Woman’s Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy

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3D reconstruction for preoperative planning of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return


Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)


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Alvise Guariento
Claudia Cattapan
Elisa Chemello
Francesco Bertelli
Massimo Padalino
Elena Reffo
Giovanni Di Salvo
Raffaella Motta
Vladimiro L Vida

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