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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2010, Article ID 263685, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2010/263685
Clinical Study

Immediate and Long-Term Results of Coronary Angioplasty in Patients Aged 80 Years and Older

1Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China
2The Research Center for Bone And Stem Cells, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China

Received 10 March 2010; Accepted 11 May 2010

Academic Editor: Hendrik T. Tevaearai

Copyright © 2010 Bo Chen 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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