Mathematical approaches to cardiac arrhythmias

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Statementedited by José Jalif.
SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences,, v. 591
ContributionsJalife, José., New York Academy of Sciences.
LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 vol. 591, RC685.A65 .N5 vol. 591
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 417 p. :
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1854384M
ISBN 10089766597X, 0897665988
LC Control Number90006138

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