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Allen’s test in patients with peripheral artery disease


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  • Angiographic Laboratory, Bács-Kiskun County Hospital, Kecskemét, Hungary
  • Cardiovascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Angiographic Laboratory, Bács-Kiskun County Hospital, Kecskemét, Hungary
  • Cardiovascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Cardiovascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Angiographic Laboratory, Kálmán Pándy County Hospital, Gyula, Hungary
  • Cardiovascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Cardiovascular Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2nd Department of Medicine and Cardiology Center, Medical Faculty, Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary


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