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Virtual linear measurement system for accurate quantification of medical images. / Wheeler, Gavin; Deng, Shujie; Pushparajah, Kuberan; Schnabel, Julia A.; Simpson, John M.; Gomez, Alberto.

In: Healthcare Technology Letters, Vol. 6, No. 6, 12.2019, p. 220-225.

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Wheeler, G, Deng, S, Pushparajah, K, Schnabel, JA, Simpson, JM & Gomez, A 2019, 'Virtual linear measurement system for accurate quantification of medical images', Healthcare Technology Letters, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 220-225. https://doi.org/10.1049/htl.2019.0074

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Wheeler, G., Deng, S., Pushparajah, K., Schnabel, J. A., Simpson, J. M., & Gomez, A. (2019). Virtual linear measurement system for accurate quantification of medical images. Healthcare Technology Letters, 6(6), 220-225. https://doi.org/10.1049/htl.2019.0074

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Wheeler G, Deng S, Pushparajah K, Schnabel JA, Simpson JM, Gomez A. Virtual linear measurement system for accurate quantification of medical images. Healthcare Technology Letters. 2019 Dec;6(6):220-225. https://doi.org/10.1049/htl.2019.0074

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Wheeler, Gavin ; Deng, Shujie ; Pushparajah, Kuberan ; Schnabel, Julia A. ; Simpson, John M. ; Gomez, Alberto. / Virtual linear measurement system for accurate quantification of medical images. In: Healthcare Technology Letters. 2019 ; Vol. 6, No. 6. pp. 220-225.

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