Russian Heart Failure Journal 2008year The use of levosimendan in a pregnant patient with dilated cardiomyopathy


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The use of levosimendan in a pregnant patient with dilated cardiomyopathy

Fedorova M. V., Pichugin V. V., Tyurina T. A., Sokolov V. V., Shakhova E. B.

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