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Journal of Ultrasound

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 77–78 | Cite as

Urgent need to apply a common language in image-guided thermal ablations

  • Giovanni MauriEmail author
  • Anna Pisani Mainini
  • Cristian Monaco
  • Lorenzo Carlo Pescatori
  • Chiara De Angelis
  • Luca Maria Sconfienza
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

G.M: consultant for Elesta srl. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Ethical approval

No human or animal subjects were included in the present study.

Informed consent

For this type of study, formal consent is not required.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Divisione di Radiologia InterventisticaIstituto Europeo di OncologiaMilanItaly
  2. 2.Scuola di Specializzazione in RadiodiagnosticaUniversita`degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di ImagingCentro Diagnostico ItalianoMilanItaly
  4. 4.Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche per la SaluteUniversita`degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly
  5. 5.Unità operativa di radiologia diagnostica per immagini e interventisticaIRCCS Istituto Ortopedico GaleazziMilanItaly

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