Cerebral blood flow and metabolism
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Cerebral blood flow and metabolism by Lars Edvinsson

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Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Cerebral circulation.,
  • Cerebrovascular disease -- Pathophysiology.,
  • Brain -- Metabolism.,
  • Cerebrovascular Circulation -- physiology.,
  • Blood Flow Velocity -- physiology.,
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders -- physiopathology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLars Edvinsson, Diana N. Krause.
ContributionsKrause, Diana N.
LC ClassificationsQP108.5.C4 E38 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 521 p. :
Number of Pages521
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17982279M
ISBN 100781722594
LC Control Number2001050358

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