Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Effect of Voxel Size on Detection of External Root Resorption Defects Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Sima Nikneshan 1 , Solmaz Valizadeh 1 , Anahita Javanmard 2 and Leila Alibakhshi 1 , *
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1 Department of Radiology, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Dentist, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: July 01, 2016, 13 (3); e34985
  • Published Online: July 5, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 23, 2015
  • Revised: February 28, 2016
  • Accepted: March 26, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.34985

To Cite: Nikneshan S, Valizadeh S, Javanmard A, Alibakhshi L. Effect of Voxel Size on Detection of External Root Resorption Defects Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography, Iran J Radiol. 2016 ; 13(3):e34985. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.34985.

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