Imaging of Acute Intestinal Obstruction

  • P. Taourel
  • C. Uriot
  • G. Laffargue
  • A. Lesnik
  • F. Guillon
  • J. M. Bruel

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Taourel
    • 1
  • C. Uriot
    • 1
  • G. Laffargue
    • 1
  • A. Lesnik
    • 1
  • F. Guillon
    • 2
  • J. M. Bruel
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ImagingHospital LapeyronieMontpellier Cedex 5France
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryHospital St. EloiMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.Department of ImagingHospital St. EloiMontpellierFrance

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