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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 108475, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/108475
Research Article

Detection of Gender Differences in Incomplete Revascularization after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Varies with Classification Technique

1Institute of Gender in Medicine, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Luisenstraße 65, 10117 Berlin, Germany
2Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
3Kardiologisches Centrum Frankfurt, 60316 Frankfurt, Germany
4Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
5Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR), Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Received 13 April 2013; Revised 10 June 2013; Accepted 13 June 2013

Academic Editor: Kan Kajimoto

Copyright © 2013 Sabine Oertelt-Prigione et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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