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Intracardiac Sewing Needle in a Child

  • Jieru Cai
  • Huan Liu
  • Lai Wei
  • Xiaoqiang Ding
Scientific Letter

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

Source of Funding

This study was funded by grants from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81600517).

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Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Nephrology, Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai Medical CollegeFudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai Medical CollegeFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

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