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Subacute Myocardial Rupture Following Tirofiban Treatment

Özgür Çiftçi 1 , Murat Günday 2 , * , Tonguç Saba 2 and Mehmet Özülkü 2
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1 Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
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  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: August 10, 2013, 2 (3); 149-51
  • Published Online: July 31, 2013
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 18, 2012
  • Revised: January 8, 2013
  • Accepted: February 26, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.10065

To Cite: Çiftçi Ö, Günday M, Saba T, Özülkü M. Subacute Myocardial Rupture Following Tirofiban Treatment, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2013 ;2(3):149-51. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.10065.

Copyright: Copyright © 0, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Introduction
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
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