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Forgotten needles
  1. D Montaigne,
  2. P-V Ennezat,
  3. P Asseman
  1. Intensive Care Unit, Cardiology University Hospital, Lille, France
  1. Dr D Montaigne, Soins intensifs cardiologiques, Hôpital Cardiologique de Lille, Blvd du Pr Leclercq, F-59037 Lille (Cedex) France; davidmontaigne{at}

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