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Prevention of Edema After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery by Compression Stockings

Alireza Alizadeh-Ghavidel 1 , Parisa Ramezannejad 2 , Yalda Mirmesdagh 1 , * and Ali Sadeghpour-Tabaei 2
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1 Heart Valve Disease Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: May 2014, 3 (2); e17463
  • Published Online: April 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 8, 2014
  • Revised: February 9, 2014
  • Accepted: February 10, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.17463

To Cite: Alizadeh-Ghavidel A, Ramezannejad P, Mirmesdagh Y, Sadeghpour-Tabaei A. Prevention of Edema After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery by Compression Stockings, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2014 ;3(2):e17463. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.17463.

Copyright: Copyright © 2014, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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