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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 926876, 5 pages
Research Article

Occupational Radiation Exposure during Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography and Usefulness of Radiation Protective Curtains

Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan

Received 3 September 2014; Revised 30 October 2014; Accepted 30 October 2014; Published 13 November 2014

Academic Editor: Peter V. Draganov

Copyright © 2014 Tomoyuki Minami 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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