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Walter Lisch - bibliography

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German-Austrian ophthalmologist, born 1941.


  • W. Lisch:
    Hereditary vitreoretinal degenerations.
    Developments in Ophthalmology. Volume 8. Basel., Karger, 1983.
  • W. Hammerstein, W. Lisch:
    Ophthalmologische Genetik.
    B├╝cherei des Augenarztes. Volume 105. Stuttgart, Enke, 1985.
  • J.P. Wayenborgh:
    International Biography and Bibliography of Ophthalmologists and Vision Scientists. Part 2. Lisch Walter. Pages 42-43. J.P. Wayenborgh, Belgium, 2002 (www.history-ophthalmology.com)

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