Aspects of venous function in the lower limbs.
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Aspects of venous function in the lower limbs. by J. Ludbrook

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Leg -- Blood-vessels.,
  • Veins.

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Bibliography: p. 114-132.

StatementWith forewords by G.E. Burch [and] Charles Rob.
LC ClassificationsQP111 .L8
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 137 p.
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5953918M
LC Control Number65027581

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