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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 912642, 3 pages
Safe Removal of the Urethral Catheter 2 Days Following Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Edgbaston, Brimingham B15 2TH, UK
Received 31 March 2012; Accepted 14 June 2012
Academic Editors: H. Al-Ali, J. Bentel, and A. Berner
Copyright © 2012 Philip James et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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