A study of the correlation between dose area product and effective dose in vascular radiology

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A study of the correlation between dose area product and effective dose in vascular radiology. / Smans, Kristien; Struelens, Lara; Hoornaert, Marie-Thérèse; Bleeser, Frederic; Buls, Nico; Berus, Danielle; Clerinx, Peter; Malchair, Françoise; Vanhavere, Filip; Bosmans, Hilde.

In: Radiation protection dosimetry, Vol. 130, No. 3, 29.02.2008, p. 300-308.

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Smans, K, Struelens, L, Hoornaert, M-T, Bleeser, F, Buls, N, Berus, D, Clerinx, P, Malchair, F, Vanhavere, F & Bosmans, H 2008, 'A study of the correlation between dose area product and effective dose in vascular radiology', Radiation protection dosimetry, vol. 130, no. 3, pp. 300-308. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn050

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Smans, K., Struelens, L., Hoornaert, M-T., Bleeser, F., Buls, N., Berus, D., ... Bosmans, H. (2008). A study of the correlation between dose area product and effective dose in vascular radiology. Radiation protection dosimetry, 130(3), 300-308. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn050

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Smans K, Struelens L, Hoornaert M-T, Bleeser F, Buls N, Berus D et al. A study of the correlation between dose area product and effective dose in vascular radiology. Radiation protection dosimetry. 2008 Feb 29;130(3):300-308. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn050

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Smans, Kristien ; Struelens, Lara ; Hoornaert, Marie-Thérèse ; Bleeser, Frederic ; Buls, Nico ; Berus, Danielle ; Clerinx, Peter ; Malchair, Françoise ; Vanhavere, Filip ; Bosmans, Hilde. / A study of the correlation between dose area product and effective dose in vascular radiology. In: Radiation protection dosimetry. 2008 ; Vol. 130, No. 3. pp. 300-308.

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