Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

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Evaluation of serum cyfra21 in patients with pleural effusion

Q Azimi 1 , B Rezadoost 2 , M Jalali Nadoushan 2 , * and A Davati 3
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1 Dept. of Internal Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
2 Dept. of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
3 Dept of Social Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: October 30, 2012, 14 (10); 613-617
  • Published Online: October 30, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 25, 2011
  • Revised: February 1, 2012
  • Accepted: February 12, 2012

To Cite: Azimi Q, Rezadoost B, Jalali Nadoushan M, Davati A. Evaluation of serum cyfra21 in patients with pleural effusion, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2012 ; 14(10):613-617.

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