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Towards better cardiovascular journals

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In their never-ending search for truth, science and medical research rely heavily on data published in peer-reviewed journals. Subsequent publication of incorrect scientific data may interfere with the process of implementation of new treatment modalities and insights and understanding of disease processes. This may be caused by simple mistakes or involuntary misinterpretation without overt scientific misconduct or fraudulent publication.

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Correspondence to E. E. van der Wall.

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Department of Cardiology, Isala Clinics, Zwolle, the Netherlands

Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands

Correspondence to: E.E. van der Wall Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, the Netherlands

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de Boer, M.J., van der Wall, E.E. Towards better cardiovascular journals. NHJL 16, 151–152 (2008).

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