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Solid liver tumors by James Henry Foster

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Liver -- Tumors -- Surgery.,
  • Liver -- Tumors.,
  • Hepatectomy.,
  • Liver neoplasms.,
  • Liver -- Surgery.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby James H. Foster and Martin M. Berman.
SeriesMajor problems in clinical surgery ; v. 22
ContributionsBerman, Martin Mordecai, 1936- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRD669 .F67
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4895421M
ISBN 100721638244
LC Control Number76028938

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