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Importance of magnifying CT images to detect minute free air in patients with blunt bowel injury
  1. Youichi Yanagawa,
  2. Satomi Fukazawa,
  3. Tomonori Imamura
  1. Department of Traumatology and Critical Care Medicine, National Defense Medical College, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Youichi Yanagawa, Department of Traumatology and Critical Care Medicine, National Defense Medical College, 3-2 Namiki Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8513, Japan; yanagawa{at}ndmc.ac.jp

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