Clinical scintillation scanning. by Leonard M. Freeman

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Published by Hoeber Medical Division in New York .

Written in English

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  • Radioisotope scanning.

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StatementEdited by Leonard M. Freeman and Philip M. Johnson.
ContributionsJohnson, Philip M., 1925- joint author.
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LC ClassificationsRC78.7.R4 F68
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 564 p.
Number of Pages564
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Open LibraryOL5685937M
LC Control Number69017856

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