Interventional ASD II closure in the presence of an abnormally localized left main coronary artery

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Bogunovic, N., Scholtz, W., Horstkotte, D. et al. Interventional ASD II closure in the presence of an abnormally localized left main coronary artery. Clin Res Cardiol 105, 182–185 (2016).

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