VADEMECUMCardiothoracic Surgery 3rd EditionLANDES BIOSCIENCEAustinCopyright ©2003 Landes BioscienceAll rights reserved.No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing fromthe publisher.Printed in the U.S.A.Please address all inquiries to the Publisher:Landes Bioscience, 810 S. Church Street, Georgetown, Texas, U.S.A. 78626Phone: 512/ 863 7762; FAX: 512/ 863 0081ISBN: 1-57059-683-2
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Baumgartner, Fritz J., 1967-Cardiothoracic surgery / Fritz J. Baumgartner. -- 3rd ed.p. cm."Vademecum"Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 1-57059-683-21. Heart--Surgery. 2. Chest--Surgery. I. Title[DNLM: 1. Cardiac Surgical Procedures--methods. 2. ThoracicSurgical Procedures--methods. WG 169 B348c 1999]RD598.C37 199617.4'12--dc21DNLM/DLC99-31800for Library of CongressCIP