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The Role of CT Scan in Recognizing Blunt Diaphragmatic Rupture

Edward Passos, Bartolomeu Nascimento, Fernando Spencer Netto, Homer Tien

Citation Information : Passos E, Nascimento B, Netto FS, Tien H. The Role of CT Scan in Recognizing Blunt Diaphragmatic Rupture. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2012; 1 (1):24-26.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1006

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Published Online: 01-06-2012

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