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Feasibility of TEE-guided stroke risk assessment in atrial fibrillation—background, aims, design and baseline data of the TIARA pilot study

By T. Dinh, L. H. B. Baur, R. Pisters, O. Kamp, F. W. A. Verheugt, J. L. R. M. Smeets, E. C. Cheriex, R. G. Tieleman, M. H. Prins and H. J. G. M. Crijns
Topics: Original Article
Publisher: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum
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