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My guardian angel: patients’ fears and desires related to discussing implantable cardioverter-defibrillator deactivation

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  • Contributors The bulk of the article was written by JMS. GB and JK expanded and critically edited the editorial. All authors agree to the final submission.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

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