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Case Reports in Cardiology
Volume 2016, Article ID 8574025, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8574025
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Tender Endothelium Syndrome: Combination of Hypotension, Bradycardia, Contrast Induced Chest Pain, and Microvascular Angina

1Department of Internal Medicine, Queens University, Kingston General Hospital, 76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 2V7
2Department of Cardiology, McMaster University, St. Catharines Hospital, 1200 4th Avenue, St. Catharines, ON, Canada L2S 0A9

Received 11 November 2015; Revised 14 January 2016; Accepted 17 January 2016

Academic Editor: Kjell Nikus

Copyright © 2016 Shivesh Goberdhan 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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