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Carlos Monge-Mendrano - bibliography

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Peruvian physician and pathologist, born December 13, 1884, Lima; died February 15, 1970.


  • Carlos Monge M., Dec. 13, 1884-Feb. 15, 1970. [No authors listed]
    The Physiologist, Washington, February 1973, 16 (1): 103-109.
  • Barry G. Firkin and Judith A. Whitworth:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms.
    The Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989. New edition in 2002.
  • Carlos Monge Cassinelli and S. Fabiola Leon Velarde:
    El reto fisiologico de vivir en los Andes
    (The physiological challenge of living in the Andes). IFEA/Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima, 2003. 435 pages.

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