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Technical comment

Vol. 145 No. 1516 (2015)

Coronary angiography and bronchoscopy on brain-dead donors: is informed consent required?

  • Anne Laure Dalle Ave
  • David Martin Shaw
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Swiss Med Wkly. 2015;145:w14130


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