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Coronary Slow Flow Phenomenon Clinical Findings and Predictors

Hamidreza Sanati 1 , Reza Kiani 1 , Farshad Shakerian 1 , Ata Firouzi 1 , Ali Zahedmehr 1 , * , Mohammadmehdi Peighambari 1 , Leila Shokrian 1 and Peiman Ashrafi 2
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1 Cardiovascular Intervention Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Research in Cardiovascular Medicine: February 2016, 5 (1); e30296
  • Published Online: January 2, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 27, 2015
  • Revised: June 28, 2015
  • Accepted: July 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.30296

To Cite: Sanati H, Kiani R, Shakerian F, Firouzi A, Zahedmehr A, et al. Coronary Slow Flow Phenomenon Clinical Findings and Predictors, Res Cardiovasc Med. 2016 ;5(1):e30296. doi: 10.5812/cardiovascmed.30296.

Abstract
Copyright: Copyright © 2016, Research in Cardiovascular Medicine. .
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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