Clinical Research in Cardiology

, Volume 97, Issue 6, pp 349–355 | Cite as

European National Society Cardiovascular Journals

Background, rationale and mission statement of the “Editors’ Club” (Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology)
  • Fernando Alfonso
  • Giuseppe Ambrosio
  • Fausto J. Pinto
  • Ernst E. Van der Wall
STATEMENT

Notes

Acknowledgments

The continuous help of Anne Mascarelli (ESC) deserves special recognition.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando Alfonso
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Ambrosio
    • 1
  • Fausto J. Pinto
    • 1
  • Ernst E. Van der Wall
    • 1
  1. 1.Revista Española de CardiologíaSociedad Española de CardiologíaMadridSpain

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