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Vol 80, No 6 (2022)
Letter to the Editor
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Intravascular imaging and drug-coated balloons for unprotected left main percutaneous coronary interventions: Questions with a predictable or unpredictable answer? Author’s reply

Mila Kovacevic12, Francesco Burzotta34, Ilija Srdanovic12, Milovan Petrovic12, Carlo Trani34
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0139
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Pubmed: 35638716
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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(6):721-722.
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  1. Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia
  2. Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases of Vojvodina, Cardiology Clinic, Sremska Kamenica, Serbia
  3. Dipartimento di Scienze Cardiovascolari, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy
  4. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

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Vol 80, No 6 (2022)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2022-05-31

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Title

Intravascular imaging and drug-coated balloons for unprotected left main percutaneous coronary interventions: Questions with a predictable or unpredictable answer? Author’s reply

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 80, No 6 (2022)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

721-722

Published online

2022-05-31

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DOI

10.33963/KP.a2022.0139

Pubmed

35638716

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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(6):721-722.

Authors

Mila Kovacevic
Francesco Burzotta
Ilija Srdanovic
Milovan Petrovic
Carlo Trani

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