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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English


  • Echocardiography -- methods.,
  • Echocardiography.,
  • Heart Diseases -- physiopathology.,
  • Heart Diseases -- ultrasonography.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jos R.T.C. Roelandt ... [et al.] ; foreword by H. Feigenbaum.
ContributionsRoelandt, Jos.
LC ClassificationsRC683.5.U5 C372 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 1013 p. :
Number of Pages1013
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20075957M
ISBN 100443046921

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