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Independent and combined interaction of fine particulate matter in atmospheric air and the frequency of acute myocardial infarction hospitalizations in Varna, Bulgaria


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  • Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv „Paisii Hilendarski”, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Department of Medico-biological sciences, Medical University — Varna, Varna, Bulgaria
  • Vascular Surgery, MBAL St Anna, Varna, Bulgaria
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, Medical University — Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, Medical University — Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria


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