Technologies for guidance of radiofrequency ablation in the multimodality interventional suite of the future.

@article{Wood2007TechnologiesFG,
  title={Technologies for guidance of radiofrequency ablation in the multimodality interventional suite of the future.},
  author={Bradford J. Wood and Julia Locklin and Anand Viswanathan and Jochen Kruecker and Dieter Haemmerich and Juan Ra{\'u}l Cebral and Ariela Sofer and Ruida Cheng and Evan S. McCreedy and Kevin Robert Cleary and Matthew J. McAuliffe and Neil D. Glossop and Jeffrey Yanof},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 1 Pt 1},
  pages={
          9-24
        }
}
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