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How to Start Interventional Radiology

Hossein Ghanaati 1 , * , Kavous Firouznia 1 , Amir Hossein Jalali 1 and Madjid Shakiba 1
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1 Department of Radiology, Advanced Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Research Center (ADIR), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: December 5, 2013, 15 (12); e16619
  • Published Online: December 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: September 1, 2013
  • Revised: September 20, 2013
  • Accepted: September 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.16619

To Cite: Ghanaati H, Firouznia K, Hossein Jalali A, Shakiba M. How to Start Interventional Radiology, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(12):e16619. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.16619.

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1. Introduction
2. Establishing Instruments and Specialists
3. International Collaboration
4. Educational Activities
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