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Pre-eclampsia etiology and clinical practice by F. Lyall

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English


  • Preeclampsia.,
  • Pre-Eclampsia -- therapy.,
  • Pre-Eclampsia -- etiology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementFiona Lyall and Michael Belfort.
ContributionsBelfort, Michael A., 1958-
LC ClassificationsRG575.5 .L93 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 548 p. :
Number of Pages548
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22754475M
ISBN 10052183189X
ISBN 109780521831895

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