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Commentary on “Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Laser Ablation of the Thyroid Gland in a Swine Model: Comparison of Ablation Parameters and Ablation Zone Dimensions.”

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Huber, T.C. Commentary on “Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Laser Ablation of the Thyroid Gland in a Swine Model: Comparison of Ablation Parameters and Ablation Zone Dimensions.”. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol (2021).

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