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Acute Bilateral Decrease in Vision Acuity Following Cryoablation of a Painful L5 Spinal Metastasis

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Cazzato, R.L., Proust, V., Garnon, J. et al. Acute Bilateral Decrease in Vision Acuity Following Cryoablation of a Painful L5 Spinal Metastasis. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 44, 1845–1846 (2021).

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