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Heart valve donation in two small infants

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We thank the BIS-Foundation for providing data on the requested and allocated cardiovascular grafts in infants.

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Correspondence to Joke K. Kieboom.

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Kieboom, J.K., Siebelink, M.J. & Albers, M.J. Heart valve donation in two small infants. Eur J Pediatr 165, 498–499 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-006-0096-1

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Keywords

  • Heart valves
  • Infant
  • Tissue donors