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Radiology Research and Practice
Volume 2013, Article ID 604328, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/604328
Clinical Study

Treatment of Nonvariceal Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage by Transcatheter Embolization

Radiology Department, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, P.O. Box 3500, Karachi 74800, Pakistan

Received 23 January 2013; Revised 26 April 2013; Accepted 29 April 2013

Academic Editor: Sotirios Bisdas

Copyright © 2013 Muhammad Ali 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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