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Advances in Urology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 813523, 5 pages
Impact of Residual Fragments following Endourological Treatments in Renal Stones
1Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, 20070 Denizli, Turkey
2Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Ege University, 35100 Izmir, Turkey
Received 27 February 2012; Revised 30 May 2012; Accepted 8 June 2012
Academic Editor: M. Hammad Ather
Copyright © 2012 Cenk Acar and Cag Cal. 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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