Gallbladder Carcinoma: Multimodality imaging pearls and pitfalls

Published on Mar 3, 2011
Kamna Mehta , Maria Sheridan8
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+ 1 AuthorsAshley Guthrie1
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Poster: "ECR 2011 / C-1218 / Gallbladder Carcinoma: Multimodality imaging pearls and pitfalls" by: "K. Mehta1, M. Sheridan1, A. F. Scarsbrook2, A. Guthrie1; 1Leeds/UK, 2York/UK"
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