Physiological F-FDG uptake patterns in female reproductive organs before and after chemotherapy treatments: assessment by PET/CT

Navve, Daniella; Kaidar-Person, Orit; Keidar, Zohar
June 2013
Medical Oncology;Jun2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
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