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Body Mass Index is not an Independent Predictor for Missed Injury on Chest X-ray compared with Chest Computed Tomography

Rahul Anand, Michel Aboutanos, Rao Ivatury, Poornima Vanguri

Citation Information : Anand R, Aboutanos M, Ivatury R, Vanguri P. Body Mass Index is not an Independent Predictor for Missed Injury on Chest X-ray compared with Chest Computed Tomography. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2013; 2 (1):45-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1056

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


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