TITLE

Pulmonary endocrine cells in plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy associated with cirrhosis

AUTHOR(S)
Gosney, J R; Resl, M
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan1995, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66023129

 

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