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Comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness and safety of balloon pulmonary angioplasty for inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension - long-term effects and complications

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Assistant Professor Tatsuo Aoki

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital, Osaka (Japan)
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Interventions in the pulmonary circulation

Speakers: Assistant Professor T. Aoki, Doctor E. Mahmud, Doctor G. Piazza, Doctor N. Ikeda, Professor I. Lang

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ESC Congress 2017

26 August - 30 August 2017

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