Panel Discussion: Clinical Dimensions I

  • Richard N. PiersonJr.
Conference paper
Part of the Serono Symposia USA book series (SERONOSYMP)


Growth Hormone Body Composition Lean Mass Panel Discussion Lean Tissue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard N. PiersonJr.
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  1. 1.Nutrition Research CenterSt. Luke’-Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA

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