Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Mammography Quality in Turkey: Auditors’ Report on a Nationwide Survey

Arzu Ozsoy 1 , * , Erkin Aribal 2 , Levent Araz 1 , Merter Bora Erdogdu 3 , Aydin Sari 3 , Irfan Sencan 3 and Nevra Elmas 4
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1 Department of Radiology, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology, Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Ministry of Health of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey
4 Department of Radiology, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 2017, 14 (1); e13470
  • Published Online: June 20, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 18, 2015
  • Revised: October 27, 2015
  • Accepted: December 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.32936

To Cite: Ozsoy A, Aribal E, Araz L, Bora Erdogdu M, Sari A, et al. Mammography Quality in Turkey: Auditors’ Report on a Nationwide Survey, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(1):e13470. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.32936.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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