Use of Glucagon in the Treatment of Acute Diverticulitis

Daniel, O.; Basu, P. K.; Al-Samarrae, H. M.
September 1974
British Medical Journal;9/21/1974, Vol. 3 Issue 5933, p720
Academic Journal
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