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Application of the ELDO approach to assess cumulative eye lens doses for interventional cardiologists

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Application of the ELDO approach to assess cumulative eye lens doses for interventional cardiologists. / Farah, J.; Struelens, L.; Auvinen, A.; Jacob, S.; Koukorava, C.; Schnelzer, M.; Vanhavere, F.; Clairand, I.

In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Vol. 164, No. 1-2, ncu315, 01.04.2015, p. 84-88.

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Farah, J, Struelens, L, Auvinen, A, Jacob, S, Koukorava, C, Schnelzer, M, Vanhavere, F & Clairand, I 2015, 'Application of the ELDO approach to assess cumulative eye lens doses for interventional cardiologists', Radiation Protection Dosimetry, vol. 164, no. 1-2, ncu315, pp. 84-88. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncu315

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Farah, J., Struelens, L., Auvinen, A., Jacob, S., Koukorava, C., Schnelzer, M., ... Clairand, I. (2015). Application of the ELDO approach to assess cumulative eye lens doses for interventional cardiologists. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 164(1-2), 84-88. [ncu315]. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncu315

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Farah J, Struelens L, Auvinen A, Jacob S, Koukorava C, Schnelzer M et al. Application of the ELDO approach to assess cumulative eye lens doses for interventional cardiologists. Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 1;164(1-2):84-88. ncu315. https://doi.org/10.1093/rpd/ncu315

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Farah, J. ; Struelens, L. ; Auvinen, A. ; Jacob, S. ; Koukorava, C. ; Schnelzer, M. ; Vanhavere, F. ; Clairand, I. / Application of the ELDO approach to assess cumulative eye lens doses for interventional cardiologists. In: Radiation Protection Dosimetry. 2015 ; Vol. 164, No. 1-2. pp. 84-88.

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