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Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine

2007, vol. 16, nr 2, March-April, p. 337–338

Publication type: letter to editor

Language: English

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Myocardial Bridges

Mostki mięśniowe serca

Elżbieta Kalicińska1,, Anna Stachurska2,

1 Student Scientific Circle, Department of Cardiology, Silesian Piasts University of Medicine in Wrocław, Poland

2 Department of Cardiology, Silesian Piasts University of Medicine in Wrocław, Poland

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