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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 793291, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/793291
Research Article

The Use of Fractal Dimension Analysis in Estimation of Blood Vessels Shape in Transplantable Mammary Adenocarcinoma in Wistar Rats after Photodynamic Therapy Combined with Cysteine Protease Inhibitors

1Department of Dental Surgery, Wroclaw Medical University, Krakowska 26, 50-425 Wroclaw, Poland
2Department of Pathomorphology, Wroclaw Medical University, Marcinkowskiego 1, 50-368 Wrocław, Poland

Received 26 June 2012; Accepted 1 August 2012

Academic Editor: Facundo Ballester

Copyright © 2012 Kamil Jurczyszyn 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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