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Author: Farzin Imani, M.D., Ph.D.


Herder GJ, van Tinteren H, Golding RP, Kostense PJ, Comans EF, Smit EF, Hoekstra OS.
Clinical prediction model to characterize pulmonary nodules: validation and added value of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography.
Chest. 2005 Oct;128(4):2490-6. Link to PubMed.