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Published by Lippincott-Raven in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lungs -- Tomography.,
  • Lung -- radiography.,
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed.,
  • Lung Diseases -- pathology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementW. Richard Webb, Nestor L. Muller, David P. Naidich.
ContributionsMüller, Nestor Luiz, 1948-, Naidich, David P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC734.T64 W43 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784444M
ISBN 100781702178
LC Control Number95016591

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