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Giuseppe Roberto Burgio - bibliography

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Italian paediatrician, born April 30, 1919, Palermo, Sicily.


  • Giuseppe Roberto Burgio, Eliane Gluckman, Franco Locatelli:
    Ethical reappraisal of 15 years of cord-blood transplantation.
    The Lancet, January 18, 2003, 361 (Number 9353): 250-252.
  • Franco Locatelli, Giuseppe Roberto Burgio:
    Transplant of hematopoietic stem cells in childhood: where we are and where we are going.
    Haematologica, Roma, 1998, 83: 550-563.

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