TITLE

Improving donor lung evaluation: a new approach to increase organ supply for lung transplantation

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Andrew J.; Dark, John H.; Corris, Paul A.
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct1998, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p818
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66299214

 

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