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A Case of Complete Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) for Thymoma With Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA)

Gholamreza Mohajeri 1 , Masoud Sayadi Shahraki 1 , * , Mohsen Mahmoudieh 1 , Behrouz Keleidary 1 , Noushin Afshar Moghaddam 2 and Ebrahim Nourian 1
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1 Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgical Sciences: February 28, 2015, 4 (1); e24349
  • Published Online: February 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: October 5, 2014
  • Revised: January 2, 2015
  • Accepted: February 9, 2015

To Cite: Mohajeri G, Sayadi Shahraki M, Mahmoudieh M, Keleidary B, Afshar Moghaddam N, et al. A Case of Complete Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) for Thymoma With Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA), J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2015 ;4(1):e24349.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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