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Aortic Valve Injury Following Blunt Chest Trauma

Maryam Esmaeilzadeh 1 , Hedieh Alimi 2 , * , Majid Maleki 1 and Saeid Hosseini 3
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1 Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Emam Reza Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, IR Iran
3 Heart Valve Disease Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: August 2014, 3 (3); e17319
  • Published Online: July 28, 2014
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 1, 2014
  • Revised: February 25, 2014
  • Accepted: June 30, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.17319

To Cite: Esmaeilzadeh M, Alimi H, Maleki M, Hosseini S. Aortic Valve Injury Following Blunt Chest Trauma, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2014 ;3(3):e17319. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.17319.

Copyright: Copyright © 2014, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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