TITLE

Conditioning of the diaphragm by phrenic nerve pacing in primary alveolar hypoventilation

AUTHOR(S)
Wilcox, P G; Paré, P D; Fleetham, J A
PUB. DATE
December 1988
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec1988, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p1017
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66036283

 

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