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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 946803, 7 pages
Research Article

Potassium Concentration on Admission Is an Independent Risk Factor for Target Lesion Revascularization in Acute Myocardial Infarction

Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, National Hospital Organization Kumamoto Medical Center, 1-5 Ninomaru, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0008, Japan

Received 6 August 2013; Accepted 22 October 2013; Published 12 January 2014

Academic Editors: D. G. Karalis, I. Misumi, P. Quax, and F. Thuny

Copyright © 2014 Tsuyoshi Honda 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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