Kompetenznetz Vorhofflimmern e.V.

Mendelstraße 11
48149 Muenster, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 251 9801330
Fax: +49 (0) 251 9801349



District court Münster
Association register number VR 5003

VAT-No.: DE274366663


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Prof. Dr. med. Paulus Kirchhof

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Prof. Dr. Andreas Götte, Am Busdorf 2, 33098 Paderborn

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Dr. rer. nat. Angelika Leute
Emilia Czarnecki

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48149 Muenster, Germany

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