An overview on extremity dosimetry in medical applications.

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An overview on extremity dosimetry in medical applications. / Vanhavere, Filip; Carinou, E.; Donadille, L.; Ginjaume, M.; Jankowski, J.; Rimpler, A.; Sans Merce, M.; Struelens, Lara (Peer reviewer).

In: Radiation protection dosimetry, Vol. 129, No. 1-3, 29.04.2008, p. 350-355.

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Vanhavere, F, Carinou, E, Donadille, L, Ginjaume, M, Jankowski, J, Rimpler, A, Sans Merce, M & Struelens, L 2008, 'An overview on extremity dosimetry in medical applications.', Radiation protection dosimetry, vol. 129, no. 1-3, pp. 350-355. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn149

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Vanhavere, F., Carinou, E., Donadille, L., Ginjaume, M., Jankowski, J., Rimpler, A., ... Struelens, L. (2008). An overview on extremity dosimetry in medical applications. Radiation protection dosimetry, 129(1-3), 350-355. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn149

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Vanhavere F, Carinou E, Donadille L, Ginjaume M, Jankowski J, Rimpler A et al. An overview on extremity dosimetry in medical applications. Radiation protection dosimetry. 2008 Apr 29;129(1-3):350-355. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncn149

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Vanhavere, Filip ; Carinou, E. ; Donadille, L. ; Ginjaume, M. ; Jankowski, J. ; Rimpler, A. ; Sans Merce, M. ; Struelens, Lara. / An overview on extremity dosimetry in medical applications. In: Radiation protection dosimetry. 2008 ; Vol. 129, No. 1-3. pp. 350-355.

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