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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 456821, 4 pages
Why I Cannot Find the Prostate? Behind the Subjectivity of Rectal Exam
Department of Urology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, School of Medicine, P.O. Box 3235, Jerusalem 91031, Israel
Received 5 November 2011; Accepted 4 December 2011
Academic Editors: T. J. Maatman, F. Staerman, and A. C. Thorpe
Copyright © 2012 Dmitry Koulikov 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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