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Lung density: clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema

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Garnett, ES, Webber, CE, Coates, G, Cockshott, WP, Nahmias, C & Lassen, N 1977, 'Lung density: clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema', C M A J, bind 116, nr. 2, s. 153-4.

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Garnett, E. S., Webber, C. E., Coates, G., Cockshott, W. P., Nahmias, C., & Lassen, N. (1977). Lung density: clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema. C M A J, 116(2), 153-4.

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Garnett ES, Webber CE, Coates G, Cockshott WP, Nahmias C, Lassen N. 1977. Lung density: clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema. C M A J. 116(2):153-4.

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Garnett ES, Webber CE, Coates G, Cockshott WP, Nahmias C, Lassen N. Lung density: clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema. C M A J. 1977 jan 22;116(2):153-4.

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Garnett, E S ; Webber, C E ; Coates, G ; Cockshott, W P ; Nahmias, C ; Lassen, N. / Lung density : clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema. I: C M A J. 1977 ; Bind 116, Nr. 2. s. 153-4.

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T2 - clinical method for quantitation of pulmonary congestion and edema

AU - Garnett, E S

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AU - Nahmias, C

AU - Lassen, N

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KW - Heart Failure

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