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Sticking Up for the Immune System Integrity: Should the Thymus Be Preserved During Cardiac Surgery?

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Sara Ferrando-Martínez, M. Ángeles Muñoz-Fernández and Manuel Leal

Submitted: February 18th, 2011 Reviewed: July 8th, 2011 Published: February 29th, 2012

DOI: 10.5772/27479

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Written By

Sara Ferrando-Martínez, M. Ángeles Muñoz-Fernández and Manuel Leal

Submitted: February 18th, 2011 Reviewed: July 8th, 2011 Published: February 29th, 2012