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Myocardial infarction in the shadow of COVID-19

Wojciech Wańha, Maciej Wybraniec, Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka, Karolina Kupczyńska, Piotr Dobrowolski, Błażej Michalski, Szymon Darocha, Justyna Domienik-Karłowicz, Fabrizio D'Ascenzo, Maciej Kaźmierski, Rafał Januszek, Stanisław Bartuś, Adam Witkowski, Dariusz Dudek, Wojciech Wojakowski, Miłosz J. Jaguszewski
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.2020.0152
Pubmed: 33165896
Cardiol J 2020;27(5):478-480.

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Myocardial infarction in the shadow of COVID-19


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Cardiol J 2020;27(5):478-480.


Wojciech Wańha
Maciej Wybraniec
Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka
Karolina Kupczyńska
Piotr Dobrowolski
Błażej Michalski
Szymon Darocha
Justyna Domienik-Karłowicz
Fabrizio D'Ascenzo
Maciej Kaźmierski
Rafał Januszek
Stanisław Bartuś
Adam Witkowski
Dariusz Dudek
Wojciech Wojakowski
Miłosz J. Jaguszewski

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