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Sudden cardiac arrest: Focus on cardiac magnetic resonance

Natalia Ojrzyńska-Witek1, Magdalena Marczak2, Łukasz Mazurkiewicz1, Joanna Petryka-Mazurkiewicz2, Barbara Miłosz-Wieczorek2, Jacek Grzybowski1, Mateusz Śpiewak2
DOI: 10.33963/KP.a2021.0151
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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(1):87-89.
  1. National Institute of Cardiology, Department of Cardiomyopathy, Warszawa, Poland
  2. National Institute of Cardiology, Magnetic Resonance Unit, Warszawa, Poland

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Kardiol Pol 2022;80(1):87-89.


Natalia Ojrzyńska-Witek
Magdalena Marczak
Łukasz Mazurkiewicz
Joanna Petryka-Mazurkiewicz
Barbara Miłosz-Wieczorek
Jacek Grzybowski
Mateusz Śpiewak

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