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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 872574, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/872574
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Side Effects of Radiographic Contrast Media

Department of Health Sciences, Magna Graecia University, Campus Salvatore Venuta, Viale Europa, Località Germaneto, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy

Received 4 May 2014; Accepted 4 May 2014; Published 2 June 2014

Copyright © 2014 Michele Andreucci. 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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