Электронная книга: Matthijs Oudkerk «Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism»

Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Dedicated to dealing with a challenging disease, previously thought to be incurable, but with the advent of new drugs, now amenable to management and a much improved prognosis for patients. – Latest publication in a fast-moving area of keen clinical interest – Authored by leading international authorities – Builds on success of a respected first edition – Incorporates new data on latest imaging technologies and therapies – Covers both the science and clinical aspects, including presentation, surgical intervention and drug therapy – Includes coverage of both Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Издательство: "John Wiley&Sons Limited"

ISBN: 9780470744994

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