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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 291235, 4 pages
Navigating the Difficult Robotic Assisted Pyeloplasty
Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic, 3 East Urology, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
Received 4 October 2012; Accepted 9 October 2012
Academic Editors: A. Natali, A. Papatsoris, R. Shamloul, and A. Tefekli
Copyright © 2012 David D. Thiel. 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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