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Cardiovascular research at UCLA

Enhancing patient outcomes at the Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technologies

Richard J Shemin, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, discusses cardiovascular surgery research at UCLA, which aims to enhance patient outcomes by discovering which technical innovations and procedures are most effective.

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