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Surface flattening of the human left atrium and proof-of-concept clinical applications. / Karim, Rashed; Ma, Yingliang; Jang, Munjung; Housden, R James; Williams, Steven E; Chen, Zhong; Ataollahi, Asghar; Althoefer, Kaspar; Rinaldi, Christopher Aldo; Razavi, Reza; O'Neill, Mark D; Schaeffter, Tobias; Rhode, Kawal S.

In: Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Vol. 38, No. 4, 06.2014, p. 251-266.

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Karim, R, Ma, Y, Jang, M, Housden, RJ, Williams, SE, Chen, Z, Ataollahi, A, Althoefer, K, Rinaldi, CA, Razavi, R, O'Neill, MD, Schaeffter, T & Rhode, KS 2014, 'Surface flattening of the human left atrium and proof-of-concept clinical applications', Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 251-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2014.01.004

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Karim, R., Ma, Y., Jang, M., Housden, R. J., Williams, S. E., Chen, Z., Ataollahi, A., Althoefer, K., Rinaldi, C. A., Razavi, R., O'Neill, M. D., Schaeffter, T., & Rhode, K. S. (2014). Surface flattening of the human left atrium and proof-of-concept clinical applications. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 38(4), 251-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2014.01.004

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Karim R, Ma Y, Jang M, Housden RJ, Williams SE, Chen Z et al. Surface flattening of the human left atrium and proof-of-concept clinical applications. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics. 2014 Jun;38(4):251-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2014.01.004

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Karim, Rashed ; Ma, Yingliang ; Jang, Munjung ; Housden, R James ; Williams, Steven E ; Chen, Zhong ; Ataollahi, Asghar ; Althoefer, Kaspar ; Rinaldi, Christopher Aldo ; Razavi, Reza ; O'Neill, Mark D ; Schaeffter, Tobias ; Rhode, Kawal S. / Surface flattening of the human left atrium and proof-of-concept clinical applications. In: Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics. 2014 ; Vol. 38, No. 4. pp. 251-266.

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