Improved vessel dilator for percutaneous catheterization

T. P. Smith, Z. Vlodaver, M. D. Darcy, D. W. Hunter, W. R. Castaneda-Zuniga, K. Amplatz

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-272
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume163
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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atrial natriuretic factor prohormone (31-67)

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Smith, T. P., Vlodaver, Z., Darcy, M. D., Hunter, D. W., Castaneda-Zuniga, W. R., & Amplatz, K. (1987). Improved vessel dilator for percutaneous catheterization. Radiology, 163(1), 271-272.

Improved vessel dilator for percutaneous catheterization. / Smith, T. P.; Vlodaver, Z.; Darcy, M. D.; Hunter, D. W.; Castaneda-Zuniga, W. R.; Amplatz, K.

In: Radiology, Vol. 163, No. 1, 1987, p. 271-272.

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Smith, TP, Vlodaver, Z, Darcy, MD, Hunter, DW, Castaneda-Zuniga, WR & Amplatz, K 1987, 'Improved vessel dilator for percutaneous catheterization', Radiology, vol. 163, no. 1, pp. 271-272.
Smith TP, Vlodaver Z, Darcy MD, Hunter DW, Castaneda-Zuniga WR, Amplatz K. Improved vessel dilator for percutaneous catheterization. Radiology. 1987;163(1):271-272.
Smith, T. P. ; Vlodaver, Z. ; Darcy, M. D. ; Hunter, D. W. ; Castaneda-Zuniga, W. R. ; Amplatz, K. / Improved vessel dilator for percutaneous catheterization. In: Radiology. 1987 ; Vol. 163, No. 1. pp. 271-272.
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