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Study Was to Assess the Dependence of Maximum Velocity Estimates on Pw Doppler Sample Volume Size

Ahmed Abdou *

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Institute of Seongnam-si, Republic of Korea.

*Corresponding Author:
Ahmed Abdou
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Institute of Seongnam-si, Republic of Korea.
E-mail:[email protected]

Received date:  September 30,2022 Manuscript No. IPIMP-22-14759; Editor assigned date: October 3,2022, PreQC No.IPIMP-22-14759 (PQ); Reviewed date: October 13,2022 QC No IPIMP-22-14759; Revised date: October 20,2022,Manuscript No. IPIMP-22-14759(R); Published date: October 25,2022, DOI: 10.36648/2471-9803.8.9.85.

Citation: Abdou A (2022) Study Was to Assess the Dependence of Maximum Velocity Estimates on Pw Doppler Sample Volume Size, Crit Care Obst Gyne Vol.8.No.9:85.

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