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MRI plaque imaging and its role in population-based studies

BMC Medicine20108:78

Received: 11 October 2010

Accepted: 30 November 2010

Published: 30 November 2010

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11 Oct 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
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15 Oct 2010 Author responded Author comments - Gabriella Anderson
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30 Nov 2010 Editorially accepted
30 Nov 2010 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-8-78

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine-Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School