Brain tumor scanning with radioisotopes.
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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Brain -- Tumors -- Diagnosis -- Congresses.,
  • Radioisotope scanning -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Louis Bakay. Assistant editor David M. Klein.
ContributionsBakay, Louis, 1917- ed., Klein, David M., 1928- ed., New York (State). State University, Buffalo. Division of Neurosurgery.
LC ClassificationsRC280.B7 B7
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 217 p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4433794M
LC Control Number79083983

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