Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Comparing Color Doppler Ultrasonography and Angiography to Assess Traumatic Arterial Injuries of the Extremities

Masoud Pezeshki Rad 1 , Mahyar Mohammadifard 2 , * , Hassan Ravari 1 , Donya Farrokh 1 , Emad Ansaripour 1 and Elena Saremi 1
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1 School of Medicine, Vascular and Endovascular Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
2 School of Medicine, Vascular and Endovascular Research Center, Imam Reza Hospital, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: January 01, 2015, 12 (1); e14258
  • Published Online: January 1, 2015
  • Received: August 16, 2013
  • Revised: April 20, 2014
  • Accepted: June 1, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.14258

To Cite: Pezeshki Rad M, Mohammadifard M, Ravari H, Farrokh D, Ansaripour E, et al. Comparing Color Doppler Ultrasonography and Angiography to Assess Traumatic Arterial Injuries of the Extremities, Iran J Radiol. 2015 ; 12(1):e14258. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.14258.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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