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Lung transplantation

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Lungs -- Transplantation.,
  • Lungs -- Diseases.,
  • Lung Transplantation.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Nicholas R. Banner, Julia M. Polak and Magdi H. Yacoub.
ContributionsBanner, Nicholas R., Polak, Julia M., Yacoub, Magdi.
LC ClassificationsRD539 .L862 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 412 p. :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3708028M
ISBN 100521651115
LC Control Number2003283029

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