Malignant ascites and bacterial peritonitis

Ami Schattner and Noa Ben-Baruch
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2006.tb00132.x
Published online: 16 January 2006

Ami Schattner,* Noa Ben-Baruch

  • Breast Cancer Unit, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Kaplan Medical Centre, Bilu Junction, Rehovot, 76100, Israel.


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