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Acute coronary syndromes
Triggering of acute myocardial infarction: beyond the vulnerable plaque

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  • Funding Professor Newby is British Heart Foundation John Wheatley Chair of Cardiology at the University of Edinburgh and holds a BHF Programme Grant investigating the ‘Atherothrombotic effects of air pollution’ (RG/05/003).

  • Competing interests In compliance with EBAC/EACCME guidelines, all authors participating in Education in Heart have disclosed potential conflicts of interest that might cause a bias in the article. The author has no competing interests.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.