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Underwater shock waves and extracorporeal lithotripsy an introduction to the bibliography by Fernando E. Prieto

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Published by Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Coordinacion de la Investigacion Cientifica in [Del Coyoacan, Mexico] .
Written in English


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StatementFernando E. Prieto.
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