TITLE

Ventilation-Perfusion Lung Scanning for Pulmonary Emboli

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Olwen; Lyall, James; Vernon, Marian; Croft, D. N.
PUB. DATE
March 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;3/30/1974, Vol. 1 Issue 5908, p600
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64109962

 

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