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Predictors for pathologically confirmed aortitis after resection of the ascending aorta: A 12-year Danish nationwide population-based cross-sectional study

Jean Schmidt12*, Kaare Sunesen1, Jette B Kornum1, Pierre Duhaut2 and Reimar W Thomsen1

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1 Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg Hospital Science and Innovation Center, Sdr. Skovvej 15, DK-9000 Aalborg, Denmark

2 Department of Internal Medicine and RECIF, Amiens University Hospital, place Victor Pauchet, 80054, Amiens, Cedex 1, France

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011, 13:R87  doi:10.1186/ar3360

Published: 15 June 2011

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Primary diagnoses associated with surgery of the ascending aorta and International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-8 and ICD-10 codes used to identify comorbidities.

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