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Pulmonary arterial hypertension in connective tissue disorders: red cell distribution width as a novel biomarker for early diagnosis and follow-up

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Doctor Esther Ubertini

Hospital Maggiore Della Carita, Novara (Italy)
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Poster Session 4 - Cardiovascular disease in the elderly, autoimmune / chronic inflammatory disorders

Speakers: Doctor E. Ubertini, Professor L. Shpagina, Doctor D. Gualandro, Doctor S. Rollefstad, Doctor G. Stronati...

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ESC Congress 2018

7 November - 29 August 2018

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