Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
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Conscious sedation versus general anesthesia for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a retrospective study

Manuela Tellez-Alarcón, Felix Ramon Montes, Pedro Hurtado, Laura P. Gutiérrez, Jaime R. Cabrales, Jaime Camacho, Darío Echeverri

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