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Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M14-0198. Among these, the only items that may be unfamiliar are WAVY FIBERS (they had stopped beating and were roughed-up by the beating of the rest of the heart) and CONTRACTION BANDS ("myofibrillar degeneration"; densely eosinophilic cross-bands that probably result from calcium entering membrane-damaged cells during reperfusion, i.e., REPERFUSION INJURY.

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