Aubrey Leatham and the introduction of cardiac pacing to the UK

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Aubrey Leatham and the introduction of cardiac pacing to the UK. / Camm, AJ; Jones, S; Gammage, Michael; Rowland, E.

In: Europace, Vol. 12, No. 10, 01.10.2010, p. 1356-1359.

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Camm, AJ ; Jones, S ; Gammage, Michael ; Rowland, E. / Aubrey Leatham and the introduction of cardiac pacing to the UK. In: Europace. 2010 ; Vol. 12, No. 10. pp. 1356-1359.

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