Arms Down Cone Beam CT Hepatic Angiography: Are We Focusing on the Wrong Target?

  • Pierleone Lucatelli
  • Gianluca De Rubeis
  • Renato Argirò
  • Mario Corona
  • Mario Bezzi
Letter to the Editor
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Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval Statement

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed Consent Statement

The local institutional review board approved this study. All patients underwent full informed consent for both chemoembolization procedures and study enrolment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vascular and Interventional Radiology Unit, Department of Radiological, Oncological and Anatomo-Pathological Sciences“Sapienza” University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyUniversity Campus Bio-Medico of RomeRomeItaly

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