TITLE

Comparison of the single breath with the intrabreath method for the measurement of the carbon monoxide transfer factor in subjects with and without airways obstruction

AUTHOR(S)
Kiss, D; Popp, W; Wagner, C; Havelec, L; Sertl, K
PUB. DATE
August 1995
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug1995, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p902
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66103050

 

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