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Radiology Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 349062, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/349062
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Influenceable and Avoidable Risk Factors for Systemic Air Embolism due to Percutaneous CT-Guided Lung Biopsy: Patient Positioning and Coaxial Biopsy Technique—Case Report, Systematic Literature Review, and a Technical Note

Department of Radiology, Bethesda Hospital Duisburg, Heerstraße 219, 47053 Duisburg, Germany

Received 29 June 2014; Revised 11 September 2014; Accepted 5 October 2014; Published 10 November 2014

Academic Editor: Andreas H. Mahnken

Copyright © 2014 Gernot Rott and Frieder Boecker. 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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