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Teflon injection of the vocal cords under general anaesthesia: (Review of 262 cases)

  • S. A. A. Sadek (a1), W. Y. Nassar (a1) and M. A. Tobias (a1)


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Mr. W. Y. Nassar, F.R.C.S., Consultant E.N.T. Surgeon, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester 23.


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