Regional structure-function correlations in chronic obstructive lung disease measured with positron emission tomography

Brudin, L H; Rhodes, C G; Valind, S O; Buckingham, P D; Jones, T; Hughes, J M
November 1992
Thorax;Nov1992, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p914
Academic Journal
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