TITLE

Cochlear implantation in a profoundly deaf patient with MELAS syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
HILL, D.; WINTERSGILL, S.; STOTT, L.; CADGE, B.; GRAHAM, J.
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Aug2001, p281
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66345670

 

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