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Novel echocardiographic prognostic markers for cardiac tamponade in patients with large malignant pericardial effusions. A paradigm shift from flow to tissue imaging.

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Doctor George Chalikias

Democritus University of Thrace, Medical School, Alexandroupolis (Greece)
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Poster session 7 - Pericardial disease - Tumours of the heart

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26 August - 30 August 2017

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