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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Epilepsy -- surgery.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Allen R. Wyler, Bruce P. Hermann ; with 31 contributing authors.
ContributionsWyler, Allen R., Hermann, Bruce P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRD594 .S943 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1406974M
ISBN 100750694165
LC Control Number93015332

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