Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Lifesaving Vertebral Artery Stenting in a Child With Takayasu Arteritis

Afshin Borhani Haghighi 1 , Golnoush Sadat Mahmoudi Nezhad 2 and Hamid Amoozgar 3 , *
Authors Information
1 Neurology Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Cardiac and Neonatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: April 28, 2015, 25 (2)
  • Published Online: April 18, 2015
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: February 6, 2015
  • Revised: February 25, 2015
  • Accepted: March 11, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.262

To Cite: Borhani Haghighi A, Mahmoudi Nezhad G S, Amoozgar H. Lifesaving Vertebral Artery Stenting in a Child With Takayasu Arteritis, Iran J Pediatr. 2015 ; 25(2):-. doi: 10.5812/ijp.262.

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