TITLE

Limited thoracoplasty in the management of complicated pulmonary aspergillomas

AUTHOR(S)
al-Zeerah, M; Jeyasingham, K
PUB. DATE
December 1989
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec1989, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p1027
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66085727

 

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