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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 469297, 8 pages
Compression of the Inferior Vena Cava in Bowel Obstruction
1Department of Bioimaging and Radiological Sciences, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
2Institute of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, 00168 Rome, Italy
Received 30 April 2013; Revised 15 July 2013; Accepted 28 July 2013
Academic Editor: Daniel A. Reuter
Copyright © 2013 Alessandro Cina et al. 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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