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Systemic inflammation and fatal versus non-fatal coronary events
  1. Carr J Smith
  1. Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Carr J Smith, Department of Pathology, UNC Chapel Hill, 6400 Brindlewood Court, Mobile, AL 36608, USA; carrjsmith{at}

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