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Vol 76, No 12 (2018)
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Recurrence of atrial fibrillation ten years after thoracoscopic transdiaphragmatic epicardial radiofrequency ablation

Magdalena Bryndza, Radosław Litwinowicz, Bogusław Kapelak, Grzegorz Filip, Jacek Piątek, Janusz Konstanty-Kalandyk, Anna Kędziora, Krzysztof Bartuś
DOI: 10.5603/KP.a2018.0202
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Pubmed: 30338506
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Kardiol Pol 2018;76(12):1733-1735.

open access

Vol 76, No 12 (2018)
Short communications
Published online: 2018-10-01
Submitted: 2018-06-24
Accepted: 2018-09-28

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Title

Recurrence of atrial fibrillation ten years after thoracoscopic transdiaphragmatic epicardial radiofrequency ablation

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 76, No 12 (2018)

Pages

1733-1735

Published online

2018-10-01

DOI

10.5603/KP.a2018.0202

Pubmed

30338506

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2018;76(12):1733-1735.

Authors

Magdalena Bryndza
Radosław Litwinowicz
Bogusław Kapelak
Grzegorz Filip
Jacek Piątek
Janusz Konstanty-Kalandyk
Anna Kędziora
Krzysztof Bartuś

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