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Published Online: 2010-09-22
Published in Print: 2010-12-01
Citation Information: Radiology and Oncology. Volume 44, Issue 4, Pages 249–256, ISSN (Online) 1581-3207, ISSN (Print) 1318-2099, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10019-010-0040-x, September 2010
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