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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2009, Article ID 593659, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2009/593659
Case Report

Ross-Kabbani Operation in an Infant with Mitral Valve Dysplasia

Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, University of Bologna Medical School, 40138 Bologna, Italy

Received 27 April 2009; Accepted 15 September 2009

Academic Editor: Thierry Carrel

Copyright © 2009 Carlo Pace Napoleone et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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