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Title: Reply to Letter to the Editor: “A Randomised Clinical Trial to Compare Coaxial and Noncoaxial Techniques in Percutaneous Core Needle Biopsy of Renal Parenchyma”

Abstract

No abstract prepared.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Department of Radiology, Poursina Hospital (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
  2. Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Department of Radiology, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex (Iran, Islamic Republic of)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22645208
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology; Journal Volume: 40; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE); http://www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; BIOPSY; CLINICAL TRIALS; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; KIDNEYS; VASCULAR DISEASES

Citation Formats

Babaei Jandaghi, Ali, and Pourghorban, Ramin, E-mail: ramin-p2005@yahoo.com. Reply to Letter to the Editor: “A Randomised Clinical Trial to Compare Coaxial and Noncoaxial Techniques in Percutaneous Core Needle Biopsy of Renal Parenchyma”. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1007/S00270-017-1611-7.
Babaei Jandaghi, Ali, & Pourghorban, Ramin, E-mail: ramin-p2005@yahoo.com. Reply to Letter to the Editor: “A Randomised Clinical Trial to Compare Coaxial and Noncoaxial Techniques in Percutaneous Core Needle Biopsy of Renal Parenchyma”. United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-017-1611-7.
Babaei Jandaghi, Ali, and Pourghorban, Ramin, E-mail: ramin-p2005@yahoo.com. Mon . "Reply to Letter to the Editor: “A Randomised Clinical Trial to Compare Coaxial and Noncoaxial Techniques in Percutaneous Core Needle Biopsy of Renal Parenchyma”". United States. doi:10.1007/S00270-017-1611-7.
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title = {Reply to Letter to the Editor: “A Randomised Clinical Trial to Compare Coaxial and Noncoaxial Techniques in Percutaneous Core Needle Biopsy of Renal Parenchyma”},
author = {Babaei Jandaghi, Ali and Pourghorban, Ramin, E-mail: ramin-p2005@yahoo.com},
abstractNote = {No abstract prepared.},
doi = {10.1007/S00270-017-1611-7},
journal = {Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology},
number = 5,
volume = 40,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Mon May 15 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
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  • No abstract prepared.
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