Jaffe, N. B.
July 1955
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1955, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p93
Academic Journal
Presents several diseases that can be treated using pneumoperitoneum diagnostic procedures. Pelvic abnormalities; Abdominal diseases; Sex endocrine anomalies and physiology.


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