Changes in pulmonary arterial pressure in preterm infants with chronic lung disease

Subhedar, N. V.; Shaw, N. J.
May 2000
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;May2000, pF243
Academic Journal
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