Practical use and implementation of PET in children in a hospital PET centre

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Practical use and implementation of PET in children in a hospital PET centre. / Borgwardt, Lise; Larsen, Helle Jung; Pedersen, Kate; Højgaard, Liselotte.

In: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vol. 30, No. 10, 10.2003, p. 1389-97.

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Borgwardt, L, Larsen, HJ, Pedersen, K & Højgaard, L 2003, 'Practical use and implementation of PET in children in a hospital PET centre', European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1389-97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-003-1263-5

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Borgwardt, L., Larsen, H. J., Pedersen, K., & Højgaard, L. (2003). Practical use and implementation of PET in children in a hospital PET centre. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 30(10), 1389-97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-003-1263-5

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Borgwardt L, Larsen HJ, Pedersen K, Højgaard L. Practical use and implementation of PET in children in a hospital PET centre. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 2003 Oct;30(10):1389-97. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00259-003-1263-5

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Borgwardt, Lise ; Larsen, Helle Jung ; Pedersen, Kate ; Højgaard, Liselotte. / Practical use and implementation of PET in children in a hospital PET centre. In: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 2003 ; Vol. 30, No. 10. pp. 1389-97.

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