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On the Ideal Emergency Thoracotomy Incision

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Vassiliu, P., Yilmaz, T. & Degiannis, E. On the Ideal Emergency Thoracotomy Incision. World J Surg 38, 1001–1002 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-013-2253-9

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