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Prevalence of heart rhythm disorders in patients with end-stage heart failure referred to qualification for heart transplantation

Adam Wojtaszczyk12, Mariusz Gąsior1, Bożena Szyguła-Jurkiewicz1, Mateusz Tajstra1
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2022.0010
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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(3):339-341.
  1. 3rd Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine with the Division of Dentistry in Zabrze, Medical University of Silesia, Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Zabrze, Poland
  2. Department of Electrocardiology, Medical University of Lodz, Łódź, Poland

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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(3):339-341.


Adam Wojtaszczyk
Mariusz Gąsior
Bożena Szyguła-Jurkiewicz
Mateusz Tajstra

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