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Detection of hepatic portal venous gas on emergent CT
  1. Kuan-Chun Hsueh,
  2. Shung-Sheng Tsou
  1. Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Chung-Chi Road, Wuchi, Taichung, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to Shung-Sheng Tsou, No 699, Cung-Chi Rd, Sec 1, Wuchi, Taichung, Taiwan 435, ROC; tsou3548{at}

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  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the IRB of Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital.

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