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Cardiology Research and Practice
Volume 2011, Article ID 950483, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/950483
Case Report

Myocardial Infarction due to Endocarditis

Department of Cardiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Unit 1451, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Received 30 September 2010; Accepted 10 January 2011

Academic Editor: Jean-Bernard Durand

Copyright © 2011 Jaya D. Bathina and Syed Wamique Yusuf. 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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