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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.48 n.1 Cape Town Feb. 2010




Damage control surgery



A. J. NicolI; P. H. NavsariaI; J. E. J. KrigeII

ITrauma Centre Groote Schuur Hospital, and Department of Surgery University of Cape Town
IIDepartment of Surgery University of Cape Town


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