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Airflow relieves chronic breathlessness in people with advanced disease: An exploratory systematic review and meta-analyses.

Palliat Med 2019 Jun 8;33(6):618-633. Epub 2019 Mar 8.

1 Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research, Hull York Medical School (HYMS), University of Hull, Hull, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269216319835393DOI Listing
June 2019

Rejoinder to the letter to the editor.

Authors:
J Martin Bland

J Biopharm Stat 2019 ;29(3):576

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10543406.2019.1583964DOI Listing
January 2019

Choosing the target difference and undertaking and reporting the sample size calculation for a randomised controlled trial - the development of the DELTA guidance.

Trials 2018 Oct 10;19(1):542. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Botnar Research Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Rd, Oxford, OX3 7LD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2887-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6180499PMC
October 2018

One evidence base; three stories: do opioids relieve chronic breathlessness?

Thorax 2018 01 4;73(1):88-90. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-209868DOI Listing
January 2018

Assessing Agreement between Methods of Measurement.

Clin Chem 2017 10 6;63(10):1653-1654. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2016.268870DOI Listing
October 2017

Quality of missing data reporting and handling in palliative care trials demonstrates that further development of the CONSORT statement is required: a systematic review.

J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Aug 19;88:81-91. Epub 2017 May 19.

MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge Institute for Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK; MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, London WC2B 6NH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2017.05.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5590708PMC
August 2017

Breathlessness and presentation to the emergency department: a survey and clinical record review.

BMC Pulm Med 2017 03 20;17(1):53. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12890-017-0396-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5360046PMC
March 2017

Effectiveness of Transdiagnostic Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Behav Cogn Psychother 2016 Nov 15;44(6):673-690. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

University of York, andHull York Medical School,UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1352465816000229DOI Listing
November 2016

Fluid responsiveness prediction using Vigileo FloTrac measured cardiac output changes during passive leg raise test.

J Intensive Care 2016 6;4:63. Epub 2016 Oct 6.

Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40560-016-0188-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5052799PMC
October 2016

The importance of the unit of analysis: Commentary on Beugels et al. (2016). Complications in unilateral versus bilateral deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap breast reconstructions: A multicentre study.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2016 Sep 17;69(9):1299-300. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK; Department of Medical Education, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2016.06.002DOI Listing
September 2016

Seroprevalence of HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 amongst mothers and children in Malawi within the context of a systematic review and meta-analysis of HTLV seroprevalence in Africa.

Trop Med Int Health 2016 Mar 3;21(3):312-24. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

Centre for Immunology and Infection, Department of Biology and Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12659DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4819700PMC
March 2016

Infection in people with severe mental illness - Authors' reply.

Lancet Psychiatry 2016 Mar;3(3):204-5

University of York, York, UK; Hull York Medical School, University of York, York, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(16)00065-1DOI Listing
March 2016

Reply to KL Stanhope and PJ Havel.

Am J Clin Nutr 2016 Feb;103(2):589

From the Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom (JMB, e-mail: and the Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom (DGA).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.125997DOI Listing
February 2016

Best (but oft forgotten) practices: testing for treatment effects in randomized trials by separate analyses of changes from baseline in each group is a misleading approach.

Am J Clin Nutr 2015 Nov 9;102(5):991-4. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.119768DOI Listing
November 2015

Validation of the VEINES-QOL quality of life instrument in venous leg ulcers: repeatability and validity study embedded in a randomised clinical trial.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2015 Aug 11;15:85. Epub 2015 Aug 11.

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-015-0080-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4531536PMC
August 2015

Statistics Notes: Bootstrap resampling methods.

BMJ 2015 Jun 2;350:h2622. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2622DOI Listing
June 2015

Measuring improvement in dyspnoea: should absolute or relative values be used?

Eur Respir J 2014 Dec 26;44(6):1700-3. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Discipline of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders Centre for Clinical Change, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00108014DOI Listing
December 2014

Do nurses reason 'adaptively' in time limited situations: the findings of a descriptive regression analysis.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2014 Nov 15;14:96. Epub 2014 Nov 15.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6947-14-96DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4289314PMC
November 2014

Uncertainty and sampling error.

BMJ 2014 Nov 25;349:g7064. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7064DOI Listing
November 2014

Uncertainty beyond sampling error.

BMJ 2014 Nov 25;349:g7065. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7065DOI Listing
November 2014

Do baseline P-values follow a uniform distribution in randomised trials?

Authors:
Martin Bland

PLoS One 2013 1;8(10):e76010. Epub 2013 Oct 1.

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0076010PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3788030PMC
June 2014

Comparison of pooled risk estimates for adverse effects from different observational study designs: methodological overview.

PLoS One 2013 20;8(8):e71813. Epub 2013 Aug 20.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), University of York, York, United Kingdom.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0071813PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3748094PMC
April 2014

The relationship between two performance scales: New York Heart Association Classification and Karnofsky Performance Status Scale.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2014 Mar 30;47(3):652-8. Epub 2013 Jul 30.

Discipline, Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.05.006DOI Listing
March 2014

Funding source and the quality of reports of chronic wounds trials: 2004 to 2011.

Trials 2014 Jan 14;15:19. Epub 2014 Jan 14.

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, M13 9PL Manchester, England.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-15-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3896781PMC
January 2014

Clinically important differences in the intensity of chronic refractory breathlessness.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2013 Dec 19;46(6):957-63. Epub 2013 Apr 19.

Palliative Medicine, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.01.011DOI Listing
December 2013

Effect of physicians' gender on communication and consultation length: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Health Serv Res Policy 2013 Oct 29;18(4):242-8. Epub 2013 Jul 29.

Research Fellow, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1355819613486465DOI Listing
October 2013

Opioids for chronic refractory breathlessness: patient predictors of beneficial response.

Eur Respir J 2013 Sep 20;42(3):758-66. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00139812DOI Listing
September 2013

Meta-analysis of randomised trials with a continuous outcome according to baseline imbalance and availability of individual participant data.

Stat Med 2013 Jul 10;32(16):2747-66. Epub 2013 Jan 10.

School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham, Public Health Building, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.5726DOI Listing
July 2013

Repeat dose opioids may be effective for breathlessness in chronic heart failure if given for long enough.

J Palliat Med 2013 Mar 31;16(3):250-5. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2012.0270DOI Listing
March 2013

Effect of improving the realism of simulated clinical judgement tasks on nurses' overconfidence and underconfidence: evidence from a comparative confidence calibration analysis.

Int J Nurs Stud 2012 Dec 1;49(12):1505-11. Epub 2012 Sep 1.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.08.005DOI Listing
December 2012

Missing data from missing participants.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2012 Dec 26;44(6):e1-2; author reply e2-4. Epub 2012 Oct 26.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2012.08.003DOI Listing
December 2012

The effect of clinical experience, judgment task difficulty and time pressure on nurses' confidence calibration in a high fidelity clinical simulation.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2012 Oct 3;12:113. Epub 2012 Oct 3.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6947-12-113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3547784PMC
October 2012

A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers.

Wound Repair Regen 2012 May-Jun;20(3):263-76

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1524-475X.2012.00783.xDOI Listing
August 2012

Minimally clinically important difference in chronic breathlessness: every little helps.

Am Heart J 2012 Aug;164(2):229-35

Kirkwood Hospice, Huddersfield, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2012.05.003DOI Listing
August 2012

How to obtain the P value from a confidence interval.

BMJ 2011 ;343:d2304

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX26UD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2304DOI Listing
July 2012

Statistical analysis of the primary outcome in acute stroke trials.

Stroke 2012 Apr 15;43(4):1171-8. Epub 2012 Mar 15.

University of Glasgow, Western Infirmary, 44 Church Street, Glasgow, UK G11 6NT.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.641456DOI Listing
April 2012

Agreed statistics: measurement method comparison.

Anesthesiology 2012 Jan;116(1):182-5

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, Heslington, York, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0b013e31823d7784DOI Listing
January 2012

Comparisons against baseline within randomised groups are often used and can be highly misleading.

Trials 2011 Dec 22;12:264. Epub 2011 Dec 22.

University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-12-264DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3286439PMC
December 2011

Short-term opioids for breathlessness in stable chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial.

Eur J Heart Fail 2011 Sep 28;13(9):1006-12. Epub 2011 Jun 28.

Department of Health Sciences, Hull York Medical School, York University, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurjhf/hfr068DOI Listing
September 2011

Comments on 'Multivariate meta-analysis: potential and promise' by Jackson et al, Statistics in Medicine.

Authors:
J Martin Bland

Stat Med 2011 Sep;30(20):2502-3; discussion 2509-10

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September 2011

How to obtain the confidence interval from a P value.

BMJ 2011 Aug 8;343:d2090. Epub 2011 Aug 8.

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2090DOI Listing
August 2011

Brackets (parentheses) in formulas.

BMJ 2011 Aug 11;343:d570. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Centre for Statistics in Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6UD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d570DOI Listing
August 2011

A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study to explore the efficacy of a dietary plant-derived polysaccharide supplement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2011 Jun 25;50(6):1111-9. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

The Sir Joseph Hotung Centre for Musculoskeletal Disorders, Division of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, St George's University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK.

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https://academic.oup.com/rheumatology/article-lookup/doi/10.
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keq427DOI Listing
June 2011

Comparisons within randomised groups can be very misleading.

BMJ 2011 May 6;342:d561. Epub 2011 May 6.

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d561DOI Listing
May 2011

Meta-analyses of adverse effects data derived from randomised controlled trials as compared to observational studies: methodological overview.

PLoS Med 2011 May 3;8(5):e1001026. Epub 2011 May 3.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001026DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3086872PMC
May 2011

Correlation in restricted ranges of data.

BMJ 2011 Mar 11;342:d556. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York YO10 5DD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d556DOI Listing
March 2011

Behavioural activation delivered by the non-specialist: phase II randomised controlled trial.

Br J Psychiatry 2011 Jan;198(1):66-72

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust and Mental Health Research Centre, Durham University, Health Centre, Chester Le Street, Co Durham, DH3 3UR, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.110.079111DOI Listing
January 2011

Environmental assessment and modification to prevent falls in older people.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2011 Jan;59(1):26-33

Department of Health Sciences, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03221.xDOI Listing
January 2011

Prevalence of anxiety and depression in osteoarthritis: use of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale as a screening tool.

Clin Rheumatol 2010 Nov 19;29(11):1277-83. Epub 2010 Aug 19.

The Sir Joseph Hotung Centre for Musculoskeletal Disorders, Department of Cellular Molecular Medicine, St George's University of London, and Department of Adult Psychiatry, Springfield University Hospital, London, SW17 OQT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10067-010-1547-7DOI Listing
November 2010

Risk factors and mortality associated with deep sternal wound infections following coronary bypass surgery with or without concomitant procedures in a UK population: a basis for a new risk model?

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2010 Nov 25;11(5):543-6. Epub 2010 Aug 25.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, East Yorkshire HU16 5JQ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1510/icvts.2010.237883DOI Listing
November 2010

Unpublished data can be of value in systematic reviews of adverse effects: methodological overview.

J Clin Epidemiol 2010 Oct 10;63(10):1071-81. Epub 2010 May 10.

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2010.02.009DOI Listing
October 2010

So you want to conduct a cluster randomized controlled trial? Lessons from a national cluster trial of early labour.

J Eval Clin Pract 2010 Jun 29;16(3):632-8. Epub 2010 Apr 29.

NMAHPRU and Adjunktus Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2753.2009.01266.xDOI Listing
June 2010

Comparison of mid-term outcome in patients with three-vessel and/or left main disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 Apr 5;37(4):905-11. Epub 2009 Nov 5.

Departments of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, St George's Hospital, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.09.040DOI Listing
April 2010