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Exploring a long-term global approach for musculoskeletal ultrasound training: WORLD-MUSCULUS

doi: 10.2340/16501977-1080

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Marta Imamura, Levent Özçakar, Felipe Fregni , Wu Tu Hsing, Linamara Rizzo Battistella
Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of São Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil. E-mail:


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Volume 44, Issue 11

DOI: 10.2340/16501977-1080

Pages: 991-992

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