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Anatomy Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 780193, 4 pages
Relationship of Sternal Foramina to Vital Structures of the Chest: A Computed Tomographic Study
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Göttingen-Weende, Department of Clinical Radiology, An der Lutter 24, 37074 Göttingen, Germany
Received 26 July 2013; Accepted 1 September 2013
Academic Editor: Mustafa F. Sargon
Copyright © 2013 J. Gossner. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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