Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction

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Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction. / Sanderson, John.

In: Heart, Vol. 93, No. 2, 30.12.2005, p. 155-8.

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Sanderson, John. / Heart failure with a normal ejection fraction. In: Heart. 2005 ; Vol. 93, No. 2. pp. 155-8.

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