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Investigation of earthquake-related deaths using post-mortem multi-detector computed tomography

@inproceedings{Baldoni2015InvestigationOE,
  title={Investigation of earthquake-related deaths using post-mortem multi-detector computed tomography},
  author={F. Baldoni and Riccardo Scaglioni and A L Santunione and Andrea Perini and Erjon Radheshi and Maria Grazia Amorico and C. Tata and Enrico Silingardi and Pietro Torricelli},
  year={2015}
}
Poster: "ECR 2015 / C-0976 / Investigation of earthquake-related deaths using post-mortem multi-detector computed tomography " by: " F. Baldoni , R. Scaglioni, A. L. Santunione, A. Perini, E. Radheshi, M. G. Amorico, C. Tata, E. Silingardi, P. Torricelli; Modena/IT" 

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