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Intravascular ultrasound-guided primary stenting of spontaneous carotid artery dissection

Galina Zlatancheva1, Dobrin Vassilev1, Kiril Karamfilov1, Julia Petrova2, Dora Zlatareva3, Robert J Gil4
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0138
Pubmed: 35635508
Kardiol Pol 2022;80(6):702-704.
  1. Cardiology Clinic, “Aleksandrovska” University Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
  2. Neurology Clinic, “Aleksandrovska” University Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
  3. Head of Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
  4. Department of Invasive Cardiology, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of the Interior, Warszawa, Poland

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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(6):702-704.


Galina Zlatancheva
Dobrin Vassilev
Kiril Karamfilov
Julia Petrova
Dora Zlatareva
Robert J Gil

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