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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1960 August; 53(8): 641–644.
PMCID: PMC1869427

Interstitial Irradiation of the Pituitary

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