Iranian Journal of Radiology

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The Importance of Standardizing Acquisition Settings and Interpretation Criteria of Radionuclide Cisternography

Francesco Cicone 1 , 2 , * , Carolina Del Mastro 1 and Francesco Scopinaro 1 , 2
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1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sant’ Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
2 Department of Translational Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
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  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: October 01, 2014, 11 (4); e9057
  • Published Online: October 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: November 12, 2012
  • Revised: February 16, 2013
  • Accepted: March 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.9057

To Cite: Cicone F, Del Mastro C, Scopinaro F. The Importance of Standardizing Acquisition Settings and Interpretation Criteria of Radionuclide Cisternography, Iran J Radiol. 2014 ; 11(4):e9057. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.9057.

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