Early diagnosis of fetal defects
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Early diagnosis of fetal defects by D. J. H. Brock

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English


  • Fetus -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.,
  • Fetus -- Abnormalities -- Diagnosis.,
  • Amniocentesis.,
  • Prenatal diagnosis.,
  • Abnormalities -- Diagnosis.,
  • Prenatal diagnosis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementD.J.H. Brock.
SeriesCurrent reviews in obstetrics and gynaecology ;, 2
LC ClassificationsRG628 .B76 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3484641M
ISBN 100443023026
LC Control Number82004135

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