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Diaphragm myoclonus-induced autotriggering during neurally adjusted ventilatory assist

Luca Salvatore Menga| Giovanna Cammareri| Tamara Jovanovic| Antonio Maria Dell’Anna| Domenico Luca Grieco| Massimo Antonelli
Volume 44, Issue 12 / December , 2018

Pages 2309 - 2311

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