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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2015, Article ID 597234, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/597234
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Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection/Intramural Haematoma in Young Women with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: “It Is Not Always a Plaque Rupture Event”

1Department of Cardiology, Asklepeion General Hospital, Athens, Greece
2Department of Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK

Received 31 July 2015; Revised 8 October 2015; Accepted 8 October 2015

Academic Editor: Man-Hong Jim

Copyright © 2015 George Kassimis 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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