Human cardiac vagal control in health and cardiovascular disease
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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.D.) - University of Birmingham, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical School, Faculty of Medicine.

Statementby Julian Charles Vaile.
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Pagination221 p. :
Number of Pages221
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Open LibraryOL19807748M

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