When to Cross-clamp Aorta in Trauma Patients in Shock

  • Christos BartsokasEmail author
  • Panteleimon Vassiliu
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© Association of Surgeons of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hippokratio General Hospital of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Attikon University HospitalAthensGreece

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