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ECR 2012 / C-1334
Foreign bodies: What a wonderful world!
Congress: ECR 2012
Poster No.: C-1334
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Foreign bodies, eLearning, CT, Conventional radiography, Emergency, Abdomen
Authors: L. Garcia-Ferrer, R. Garcia Garcia, M. D. MONEDERO, A. González-Cruz Soler, E. Cascón Sánchez, E. Blanco Pérez; Valencia/ES


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This poster wouldn't have been posible without the help I received from my fellows in the Radiology Service of the Consorcio Hospital General Universitario de Valencia (CHGUV) and the CT&MRI unit were I work.

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