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Charles E. Canter, MD

Lois B. Tuttle and Jeanne B. Hauck Chair in Pediatrics Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant Program, St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Cardiology
Heart Transplantation

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric cardiac transplantation, coronary angiography, coronary artery disease, hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Phelps County Regional Medical Center - Rolla

1000 West Tenth Street
Rolla, MO 65401

Office Phone: 573-458-7686
Fax: 573-458-8862

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 110
Office Phone: 314-454-6095
Fax: 314-454-2561

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1984
Residency: Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1982
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1979
ScM: Brown University, Providence, RI 1976
ScB: Brown University, Providence, RI 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Contemporary cardiac issues in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in collaboration with Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.
McNally EM, Kaltman JR, Benson DW, Canter CE, Cripe LH, Duan D, Finder JD, Groh WJ, Hoffman EP, Judge DP, Kertesz N, Kinnett K, Kirsch R, Metzger JM, Pearson GD, Rafael-Fortney JA, Raman SV, Spurney CF, Targum SL, Wagner KR, Markham LW, Working Group of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Circulation. 2015 May 5; 131(18)1590-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.015151.

PMID:
    25940966
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful bridge through transplantation with berlin heart ventricular assist device in a child with failing fontan.
Hoganson DM, Boston US, Gazit AZ, Canter CE, Eghtesady P
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2)707-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.04.064.

PMID:
    25639417
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predicting graft loss by 1 year in pediatric heart transplantation candidates: an analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database.
Schumacher KR, Almond C, Singh TP, Kirk R, Spicer R, Hoffman TM, Hsu D, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Zamberlan M, Canter CE, Gajarski RJ, PHTS Study Group Investigators
Circulation. 2015 Mar 10; 131(10)890-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.009120.

PMID:
    25587099
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intravenous home inotropic use is safe in pediatric patients awaiting transplantation.
Birnbaum BF, Simpson KE, Boschert TA, Zheng J, Wallendorf MJ, Schechtman K, Canter CE
Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Jan; 8(1)64-70. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001528.

PMID:
    25472966
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prediction of sarcomere mutations in subclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Captur G, Lopes LR, Mohun TJ, Patel V, Li C, Bassett P, Finocchiaro G, Ferreira VM, Esteban MT, Muthurangu V, Sherrid MV, Day SM, Canter CE, McKenna WJ, Seidman CE, Bluemke DA, Elliott PM, Ho CY, Moon JC
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Nov; 7(6)863-71. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.114.002411.

PMID:
    25228707
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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B-type natriuretic peptide trends after pediatric heart transplantation.
Sparks JD, Boston U, Eghtesady P, Canter CE
Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Aug; 18(5)477-84. doi: 10.1111/petr.12288.

PMID:
    24922348
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recovery of echocardiographic function in children with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: results from the pediatric cardiomyopathy registry.
Everitt MD, Sleeper LA, Lu M, Canter CE, Pahl E, Wilkinson JD, Addonizio LJ, Towbin JA, Rossano J, Singh RK, Lamour J, Webber SA, Colan SD, Margossian R, Kantor PF, Jefferies JL, Lipshultz SE, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry Investigators
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15; 63(14)1405-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.059.

PMID:
    24561146
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnosis and treatment of myocarditis in children in the current era.
Canter CE, Simpson KP
Circulation. 2014 Jan 7; 129(1)115-28. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.001372.

PMID:
    24396015
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A multicenter study of primary graft failure after infant heart transplantation: impact of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on outcomes.
Kaushal S, Matthews KL, Garcia X, Wehman B, Riddle E, Ying Z, Nubani R, Canter CE, Morrow WR, Huddleston CB, Backer CL, Pahl E
Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Feb; 18(1)72-8. doi: 10.1111/petr.12181.

PMID:
    24384049
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Liver cirrhosis in Fontan patients does not affect 1-year post-heart transplant mortality or markers of liver function.
Simpson KE, Esmaeeli A, Khanna G, White F, Turnmelle Y, Eghtesady P, Boston U, Canter CE
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Feb; 33(2)170-7. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.10.033.

PMID:
    24365764
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Variability of M-mode versus two-dimensional echocardiography measurements in children with dilated cardiomyopathy.
Lee CK, Margossian R, Sleeper LA, Canter CE, Chen S, Tani LY, Shirali G, Szwast A, Tierney ES, Campbell MJ, Golding F, Wang Y, Altmann K, Colan SD, Pediatric Heart Network Investigators
Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Apr; 35(4)658-67. doi: 10.1007/s00246-013-0835-9.

PMID:
    24265000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Heart transplantation in pediatric cardiomyopathies.
Birnbaum BF, Simpson KE, Canter CE
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2013 Dec; 11(12)1677-90. doi: 10.1586/14779072.2013.847789.

PMID:
    24215197
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors of disease progression in pediatric dilated cardiomyopathy.
Molina KM, Shrader P, Colan SD, Mital S, Margossian R, Sleeper LA, Shirali G, Barker P, Canter CE, Altmann K, Radojewski E, Tierney ES, Rychik J, Tani LY, Pediatric Heart Network Investigators
Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Nov; 6(6)1214-22. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000125.

PMID:
    24132734
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tissue Doppler septal Tei index indicates severity of illness in pediatric patients with congestive heart failure.
Sanchez Mejia AA, Simpson KE, Hildebolt CF, Pahl E, Matthews KL, Rainey CA, Canter CE, Jay PY, Johnson MC
Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Mar; 35(3)411-8. doi: 10.1007/s00246-013-0794-1.

PMID:
    24061276
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk stratification at diagnosis for children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: an analysis of data from the Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry.
Lipshultz SE, Orav EJ, Wilkinson JD, Towbin JA, Messere JE, Lowe AM, Sleeper LA, Cox GF, Hsu DT, Canter CE, Hunter JA, Colan SD, Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry Study Group
Lancet. 2013 Dec 7; 382(9908)1889-97. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61685-2.

PMID:
    24011547
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Berlin Heart EXCOR pediatric ventricular assist device for bridge to heart transplantation in US children.
Almond CS, Morales DL, Blackstone EH, Turrentine MW, Imamura M, Massicotte MP, Jordan LC, Devaney EJ, Ravishankar C, Kanter KR, Holman W, Kroslowitz R, Tjossem C, Thuita L, Cohen GA, Buchholz H, St Louis JD, Nguyen K, Niebler RA, Walters HL 3rd, Reemtsen B, Wearden PD, Reinhartz O, Guleserian KJ, Mitchell MB, Bleiweis MS, Canter CE, Humpl T
Circulation. 2013 Apr 23; 127(16)1702-11. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.000685.

PMID:
    23538380
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Could contrast-enhanced cardiovascular MRI potentially be used to screen pediatric cardiac transplant patients for transplant coronary artery disease?
Caruthers SD, Madani MH, Wickline SA, Canter CE
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2012 Dec; 10(12)1459-61. doi: 10.1586/erc.12.149.

PMID:
    23253269
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.
Murray CJ, Vos T, Lozano R, Naghavi M, Flaxman AD, Michaud C, Ezzati M, Shibuya K, Salomon JA, Abdalla S, Aboyans V, Abraham J, Ackerman I, Aggarwal R, Ahn SY, Ali MK, Alvarado M, Anderson HR, Anderson LM, Andrews KG, Atkinson C, Baddour LM, Bahalim AN, Barker-Collo S, Barrero LH, Bartels DH, Basáñez MG, Baxter A, Bell ML, Benjamin EJ, Bennett D, Bernabé E, Bhalla K, Bhandari B, Bikbov B, Bin Abdulhak A, Birbeck G, Black JA, Blencowe H, Blore JD, Blyth F, Bolliger I, Bonaventure A, Boufous S, Bourne R, Boussinesq M, Braithwaite T, Brayne C, Bridgett L, Brooker S, Brooks P, Brugha TS, Bryan-Hancock C, Bucello C, Buchbinder R, Buckle G, Budke CM, Burch M, Burney P, Burstein R, Calabria B, Campbell B, Canter CE, Carabin H, Carapetis J, Carmona L, Cella C, Charlson F, Chen H, Cheng AT, Chou D, Chugh SS, Coffeng LE, Colan SD, Colquhoun S, Colson KE, Condon J, Connor MD, Cooper LT, Corriere M, Cortinovis M, de Vaccaro KC, Couser W, Cowie BC, Criqui MH, Cross M, Dabhadkar KC, Dahiya M, Dahodwala N, Damsere-Derry J, Danaei G, Davis A, De Leo D, Degenhardt L, Dellavalle R, Delossantos A, Denenberg J, Derrett S, Des Jarlais DC, Dharmaratne SD, Dherani M, Diaz-Torne C, Dolk H, Dorsey ER, Driscoll T, Duber H, Ebel B, Edmond K, Elbaz A, Ali SE, Erskine H, Erwin PJ, Espindola P, Ewoigbokhan SE, Farzadfar F, Feigin V, Felson DT, Ferrari A, Ferri CP, Fèvre EM, Finucane MM, Flaxman S, Flood L, Foreman K, Forouzanfar MH, Fowkes FG, Fransen M, Freeman MK, Gabbe BJ, Gabriel SE, Gakidou E, Ganatra HA, Garcia B, Gaspari F, Gillum RF, Gmel G, Gonzalez-Medina D, Gosselin R, Grainger R, Grant B, Groeger J, Guillemin F, Gunnell D, Gupta R, Haagsma J, Hagan H, Halasa YA, Hall W, Haring D, Haro JM, Harrison JE, Havmoeller R, Hay RJ, Higashi H, Hill C, Hoen B, Hoffman H, Hotez PJ, Hoy D, Huang JJ, Ibeanusi SE, Jacobsen KH, James SL, Jarvis D, Jasrasaria R, Jayaraman S, Johns N, Jonas JB, Karthikeyan G, Kassebaum N, Kawakami N, Keren A, Khoo JP, King CH, Knowlton LM, Kobusingye O, Koranteng A, Krishnamurthi R, Laden F, Lalloo R, Laslett LL, Lathlean T, Leasher JL, Lee YY, Leigh J, Levinson D, Lim SS, Limb E, Lin JK, Lipnick M, Lipshultz SE, Liu W, Loane M, Ohno SL, Lyons R, Mabweijano J, MacIntyre MF, Malekzadeh R, Mallinger L, Manivannan S, Marcenes W, March L, Margolis DJ, Marks GB, Marks R, Matsumori A, Matzopoulos R, Mayosi BM, McAnulty JH, McDermott MM, McGill N, McGrath J, Medina-Mora ME, Meltzer M, Mensah GA, Merriman TR, Meyer AC, Miglioli V, Miller M, Miller TR, Mitchell PB, Mock C, Mocumbi AO, Moffitt TE, Mokdad AA, Monasta L, Montico M, Moradi-Lakeh M, Moran A, Morawska L, Mori R, Murdoch ME, Mwaniki MK, Naidoo K, Nair MN, Naldi L, Narayan KM, Nelson PK, Nelson RG, Nevitt MC, Newton CR, Nolte S, Norman P, Norman R, O'Donnell M, O'Hanlon S, Olives C, Omer SB, Ortblad K, Osborne R, Ozgediz D, Page A, Pahari B, Pandian JD, Rivero AP, Patten SB, Pearce N, Padilla RP, Perez-Ruiz F, Perico N, Pesudovs K, Phillips D, Phillips MR, Pierce K, Pion S, Polanczyk GV, Polinder S, Pope CA 3rd, Popova S, Porrini E, Pourmalek F, Prince M, Pullan RL, Ramaiah KD, Ranganathan D, Razavi H, Regan M, Rehm JT, Rein DB, Remuzzi G, Richardson K, Rivara FP, Roberts T, Robinson C, De Leòn FR, Ronfani L, Room R, Rosenfeld LC, Rushton L, Sacco RL, Saha S, Sampson U, Sanchez-Riera L, Sanman E, Schwebel DC, Scott JG, Segui-Gomez M, Shahraz S, Shepard DS, Shin H, Shivakoti R, Singh D, Singh GM, Singh JA, Singleton J, Sleet DA, Sliwa K, Smith E, Smith JL, Stapelberg NJ, Steer A, Steiner T, Stolk WA, Stovner LJ, Sudfeld C, Syed S, Tamburlini G, Tavakkoli M, Taylor HR, Taylor JA, Taylor WJ, Thomas B, Thomson WM, Thurston GD, Tleyjeh IM, Tonelli M, Towbin JA, Truelsen T, Tsilimbaris MK, Ubeda C, Undurraga EA, van der Werf MJ, van Os J, Vavilala MS, Venketasubramanian N, Wang M, Wang W, Watt K, Weatherall DJ, Weinstock MA, Weintraub R, Weisskopf MG, Weissman MM, White RA, Whiteford H, Wiebe N, Wiersma ST, Wilkinson JD, Williams HC, Williams SR, Witt E, Wolfe F, Woolf AD, Wulf S, Yeh PH, Zaidi AK, Zheng ZJ, Zonies D, Lopez AD, AlMazroa MA, Memish ZA
Lancet. 2012 Dec 15; 380(9859)2197-223. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61689-4.

PMID:
    23245608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.
Vos T, Flaxman AD, Naghavi M, Lozano R, Michaud C, Ezzati M, Shibuya K, Salomon JA, Abdalla S, Aboyans V, Abraham J, Ackerman I, Aggarwal R, Ahn SY, Ali MK, Alvarado M, Anderson HR, Anderson LM, Andrews KG, Atkinson C, Baddour LM, Bahalim AN, Barker-Collo S, Barrero LH, Bartels DH, Basáñez MG, Baxter A, Bell ML, Benjamin EJ, Bennett D, Bernabé E, Bhalla K, Bhandari B, Bikbov B, Bin Abdulhak A, Birbeck G, Black JA, Blencowe H, Blore JD, Blyth F, Bolliger I, Bonaventure A, Boufous S, Bourne R, Boussinesq M, Braithwaite T, Brayne C, Bridgett L, Brooker S, Brooks P, Brugha TS, Bryan-Hancock C, Bucello C, Buchbinder R, Buckle G, Budke CM, Burch M, Burney P, Burstein R, Calabria B, Campbell B, Canter CE, Carabin H, Carapetis J, Carmona L, Cella C, Charlson F, Chen H, Cheng AT, Chou D, Chugh SS, Coffeng LE, Colan SD, Colquhoun S, Colson KE, Condon J, Connor MD, Cooper LT, Corriere M, Cortinovis M, de Vaccaro KC, Couser W, Cowie BC, Criqui MH, Cross M, Dabhadkar KC, Dahiya M, Dahodwala N, Damsere-Derry J, Danaei G, Davis A, De Leo D, Degenhardt L, Dellavalle R, Delossantos A, Denenberg J, Derrett S, Des Jarlais DC, Dharmaratne SD, Dherani M, Diaz-Torne C, Dolk H, Dorsey ER, Driscoll T, Duber H, Ebel B, Edmond K, Elbaz A, Ali SE, Erskine H, Erwin PJ, Espindola P, Ewoigbokhan SE, Farzadfar F, Feigin V, Felson DT, Ferrari A, Ferri CP, Fèvre EM, Finucane MM, Flaxman S, Flood L, Foreman K, Forouzanfar MH, Fowkes FG, Franklin R, Fransen M, Freeman MK, Gabbe BJ, Gabriel SE, Gakidou E, Ganatra HA, Garcia B, Gaspari F, Gillum RF, Gmel G, Gosselin R, Grainger R, Groeger J, Guillemin F, Gunnell D, Gupta R, Haagsma J, Hagan H, Halasa YA, Hall W, Haring D, Haro JM, Harrison JE, Havmoeller R, Hay RJ, Higashi H, Hill C, Hoen B, Hoffman H, Hotez PJ, Hoy D, Huang JJ, Ibeanusi SE, Jacobsen KH, James SL, Jarvis D, Jasrasaria R, Jayaraman S, Johns N, Jonas JB, Karthikeyan G, Kassebaum N, Kawakami N, Keren A, Khoo JP, King CH, Knowlton LM, Kobusingye O, Koranteng A, Krishnamurthi R, Lalloo R, Laslett LL, Lathlean T, Leasher JL, Lee YY, Leigh J, Lim SS, Limb E, Lin JK, Lipnick M, Lipshultz SE, Liu W, Loane M, Ohno SL, Lyons R, Ma J, Mabweijano J, MacIntyre MF, Malekzadeh R, Mallinger L, Manivannan S, Marcenes W, March L, Margolis DJ, Marks GB, Marks R, Matsumori A, Matzopoulos R, Mayosi BM, McAnulty JH, McDermott MM, McGill N, McGrath J, Medina-Mora ME, Meltzer M, Mensah GA, Merriman TR, Meyer AC, Miglioli V, Miller M, Miller TR, Mitchell PB, Mocumbi AO, Moffitt TE, Mokdad AA, Monasta L, Montico M, Moradi-Lakeh M, Moran A, Morawska L, Mori R, Murdoch ME, Mwaniki MK, Naidoo K, Nair MN, Naldi L, Narayan KM, Nelson PK, Nelson RG, Nevitt MC, Newton CR, Nolte S, Norman P, Norman R, O'Donnell M, O'Hanlon S, Olives C, Omer SB, Ortblad K, Osborne R, Ozgediz D, Page A, Pahari B, Pandian JD, Rivero AP, Patten SB, Pearce N, Padilla RP, Perez-Ruiz F, Perico N, Pesudovs K, Phillips D, Phillips MR, Pierce K, Pion S, Polanczyk GV, Polinder S, Pope CA 3rd, Popova S, Porrini E, Pourmalek F, Prince M, Pullan RL, Ramaiah KD, Ranganathan D, Razavi H, Regan M, Rehm JT, Rein DB, Remuzzi G, Richardson K, Rivara FP, Roberts T, Robinson C, De Leòn FR, Ronfani L, Room R, Rosenfeld LC, Rushton L, Sacco RL, Saha S, Sampson U, Sanchez-Riera L, Sanman E, Schwebel DC, Scott JG, Segui-Gomez M, Shahraz S, Shepard DS, Shin H, Shivakoti R, Singh D, Singh GM, Singh JA, Singleton J, Sleet DA, Sliwa K, Smith E, Smith JL, Stapelberg NJ, Steer A, Steiner T, Stolk WA, Stovner LJ, Sudfeld C, Syed S, Tamburlini G, Tavakkoli M, Taylor HR, Taylor JA, Taylor WJ, Thomas B, Thomson WM, Thurston GD, Tleyjeh IM, Tonelli M, Towbin JA, Truelsen T, Tsilimbaris MK, Ubeda C, Undurraga EA, van der Werf MJ, van Os J, Vavilala MS, Venketasubramanian N, Wang M, Wang W, Watt K, Weatherall DJ, Weinstock MA, Weintraub R, Weisskopf MG, Weissman MM, White RA, Whiteford H, Wiersma ST, Wilkinson JD, Williams HC, Williams SR, Witt E, Wolfe F, Woolf AD, Wulf S, Yeh PH, Zaidi AK, Zheng ZJ, Zonies D, Lopez AD, Murray CJ, AlMazroa MA, Memish ZA
Lancet. 2012 Dec 15; 380(9859)2163-96. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61729-2.

PMID:
    23245607
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Has late rejection decreased in pediatric heart transplantation in the current era? A multi-institutional study.
Ameduri RK, Zheng J, Schechtman KB, Hoffman TM, Gajarski RJ, Chinnock R, Naftel DC, Kirklin JK, Dipchand AI, Canter CE
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Sep; 31(9)980-6. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2012.05.016.

PMID:
    22884385
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