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The Fate of a Composite Arterial Graft in a 58-Year-Old Man with Strong Comorbidities and Atherosclerotic Burden

Giuseppe Gatti 1 , * , Luigi Priolo 1 , Bernardo Benussi 1 , Giancarlo Vitrella 1 , Gianfranco Sinagra 1 and Aniello Pappalardo 1
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1 Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Trieste, Italy
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  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: , In Press (In Press); e43768
  • Published Online: December 19, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: November 7, 2016
  • Revised: December 9, 2016
  • Accepted: December 11, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.43768

To Cite: Gatti G, Priolo L, Benussi B, Vitrella G, Sinagra G, et al. The Fate of a Composite Arterial Graft in a 58-Year-Old Man with Strong Comorbidities and Atherosclerotic Burden, Res Cardiovasc Med. Online ahead of Print ;In Press(In Press):e43768. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.43768.

Copyright: Copyright © 2016, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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