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Full circle and back to complete forearm access

Ian C Gilchrist1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0101
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  1. Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, United States

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Full circle and back to complete forearm access


Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)


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