Semantic confusion: the case of early repolarization and the J point.


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@article{Perez2012SemanticCT, title={Semantic confusion: the case of early repolarization and the J point.}, author={Marco V Perez and Karen J Friday and Victor F . Froelicher}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={2012}, volume={125 9}, pages={843-4} }