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Wellens syndrome: two types, two cases

Nefedova E. V., Fyut N. G., Bylova N. А., Prokudin V. V., Medvedev А. А.   

Keywords: instable angina, anterior descending artery, wellens syndrome

DOI: 10.18087/rhj.2012.2.1623

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Nefedova E. V., Fyut N. G., Bylova N. А. et al. Wellens syndrome: two types, two cases. Russian Heart Journal. 2012;11(2):123-128

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