Includes bibliographical references (p. 71).
|Statement||Sidney Levitsky, coordinating editor ; Jeanne T. Fitzgerald, editorial consultant ; sponsored by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.|
|Contributions||Levitsky, Sidney., Fitzgerald, Jeanne Tashian., Society of Thoracic Surgeons., American Association for Thoracic Surgery|
|LC Classifications||RD536 .U85 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 107 p. :|
|Number of Pages||107|
|LC Control Number||91143304|
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