Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017; 65(06): e1
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1599098
Letter to the Editor
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

Markus K. Heinemann , Editor-in-Chief
1  Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Mainz, Mainz, Germany
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Publication Date:
04 March 2017 (online)

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