TITLE

Pulmonary function before and after anterior spinal surgery in adult idiopathic scoliosis

AUTHOR(S)
Wong, C. A.; Cole, A. A.; Watson, L.; Webb, J. K.; Johnston, I. D.; Kinnear, W. J.
PUB. DATE
May 1996
SOURCE
Thorax;May1996, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p534
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66063544

 

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