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A noninvasive diagnostic approach using per-rectal portal scintigraphy for sinusoidal obstruction syndrome after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation

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The authors would like to thank the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) KAKENHI Grant (number 17K09017).

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