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Published by Elsevier Mosby in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Hypertension,
  • Hypertension -- therapy,
  • Antihypertensive Agents -- therapeutic use,
  • Hypertension -- complications,
  • Hypertension -- physiopathology,
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Edition Notes

Other titlesBrenner & Rector"s the kidney.
Statement[edited by] Suzanne Oparil, Michael A. Weber.
ContributionsOparil, Suzanne., Weber, Michael A., 1942-
LC ClassificationsRC685.H8 H76783 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 872 p. :
Number of Pages872
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19151164M
ISBN 100721602584
LC Control Number2004051303

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