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Rapid viewpoints
  1. ROGER HALL, Editor

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Welcome to this new feature forHeart Online ( where we welcome your comments on topical issues in cardiology. Initially, views on the recent publication of the [National Institute for Clinical Excellence] NICE guidelines on IIb/IIIa inhibitors* are encouraged. These have produced many different reactions, and a certain amount of surprise.

If you want to comment on these guidelines, or other matters, please access this item on theHeart web site ( and use the Rapid Response facility (click on eLetters: Submit a response to this article). Please limit your views to 750 words and 5 references, shorter if possible (sorry but we cannot accept images with this facility). Your views will be posted onHeart Online within a few days subject to editorial screening.

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