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Diagnostic Pitfalls and Challenges in Interpretation of Heart Transplantation Rejection in Endomyocardial Biopsies With Focus on our Experience

Kambiz Mozaffari 1 , Hooman Bakhshandeh 2 , * , Ahmad Amin 1 , Nasim Naderi 1 , Sepideh Taghavi 3 , Zahra Ojaghi-Haghighi 3 and Mahsa Abdollahi 1
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1 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Cardiovascular Intervention Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: February 27, 2014, 3 (1); e13986
  • Published Online: February 24, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 3, 2013
  • Revised: August 31, 2013
  • Accepted: September 27, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.13986

To Cite: Mozaffari K, Bakhshandeh H, Amin A, Naderi N, Taghavi S, et al. Diagnostic Pitfalls and Challenges in Interpretation of Heart Transplantation Rejection in Endomyocardial Biopsies With Focus on our Experience, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2014 ;3(1):e13986. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.13986.

Abstract
Copyright: Copyright © 0, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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