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The Role of Aging in Atherosclerosis The Sequestration Hypothesis by R.E. Tracy

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


  • Cardiovascular medicine,
  • Cardiology,
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism,
  • Gerontology,
  • Medical / Cardiology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Age factors,
  • Aging,
  • Atherosclerosis,
  • Blood-vessels,
  • Etiology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11633969M
ISBN 101402012233
ISBN 109781402012235

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