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Percutaneous pericardioscopy in a population with a high prevalence of tuberculous pericarditis: the potential value of mycobacterial DNA amplification in establishing an early definite diagnosis

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Doctor Charles George Kyriakakis

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital, Cape Town (South Africa)
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Poster Session 1 - Pericardial disease - Tumors of the heart

Speakers: Doctor C. Kyriakakis, Assistant Professor M. Kim, Doctor J. Mahar, Doctor K. Sato, Assistant Professor F. Fernandes...

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ESC Congress 2018

7 November - 29 August 2018

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