Pheochromocytoma, a rare cause of acute cardiogenic shock

  • Ole Eschen
  • Ole Frøbert
  • Vibeke Jensen
  • Steen Hvitfeldt Poulsen
CLINICAL CORRESPONDENCE

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ole Eschen
    • 1
  • Ole Frøbert
    • 1
  • Vibeke Jensen
    • 2
  • Steen Hvitfeldt Poulsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Cardiovascular Research, Department of CardiologyAalborg HospitalAalborgDenmark
  2. 2.Department of PathologyAalborg Hospital, Aarhus University HospitalAalborgDenmark

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