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Diffusion-Weighted MR Imaging in Diagnosis of Superficial and Invasive Urinary Bladder Carcinoma: A Preliminary Prospective Study

1Urology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
2Radiology Department, Urology and Nephrology Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

Received 2 March 2008; Revised 25 March 2008; Accepted 31 March 2008

Academic Editor: Vikram Dogra

Copyright © 2008 Ahmed El-Assmy et al.

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