TITLE

Clinical experience in the management of pulmonary opportunist infection and rejection in recipients of heart-lung transplants

AUTHOR(S)
Penketh, A R; Higenbottam, T W; Hutter, J; Coutts, C; Stewart, S; Wallwork, J
PUB. DATE
October 1988
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct1988, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p762
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66023822

 

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