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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 151–152 | Cite as

Diagnostic efficacy of single-pass split-bolus multidetector computed tomography in pediatric oncology: a valid alternative to a standard monophasic protocol

  • Michele ScialpiEmail author
  • Raffaele Schiavone
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Diagnostic Imaging, Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, S. Maria della Misericordia HospitalPerugia UniversityPerugiaItaly
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyAOU Meyer Pediatric HospitalFirenzeItaly

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