Reduced cardiovascular mortality in hemophilia despite normal atherosclerotic load


Mike Makris, Sheffield Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK.
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