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Worse Clinical Outcomes in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Relevance to Impaired Endothelial Progenitor Cells Mobilization

  • Lin Ling equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Lin Ling, Yu Shen, Kun Wang

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Yu Shen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Lin Ling, Yu Shen, Kun Wang

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Kun Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Lin Ling, Yu Shen, Kun Wang

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Chunying Jiang,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Chunmei Fang,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Albert Ferro,

    Affiliation: Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Division, School of Medicine, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Lina Kang,

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Biao Xu mail

    xubiao@medmail.com.cn

    Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

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  • Published: November 30, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050739

About the Authors

Lin Ling, Yu Shen, Kun Wang, Chunying Jiang, Chunmei Fang, Lina Kang, Biao Xu
Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Albert Ferro
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Division, School of Medicine, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: xubiao@medmail.com.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LL YS KW BX. Performed the experiments: LL YS KW CJ CF. Analyzed the data: LL AF LK BX. Wrote the paper: LL YS AF BX.