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A meta-analysis of MitraClip combined with medical therapy vs. medical therapy alone for treatment of mitral regurgitation in heart failure patients

ESC Heart Failure, First published:06 September 2018


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Pallari E,Lewison G, Ciani O,Tarricone R, Sommariva S, Begum M, Sullivan R

The impacts of diabetes research from 31 European Countries in 2002 to 2013

Research Evaluation, rvy006, Published: 13 April 2018


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Health Policy, Published online February 3, 2018


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