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Advances in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 246520, 6 pages
The Current Role of Endourologic Management of Renal Transplantation Complications
1Department of Urology, Oregon Health & Science University, 3033 SW Bond Ave, CH10U, Portland, OR 97239, USA
2Department of Urology, Oregon Health & Science University/Portland VA Medical Center, 3033 SW Bond Ave, CH10U, Portland, OR 97239, USA
3Departments of Urology and Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 3033 SW Bond Ave, CH10U, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Received 27 May 2013; Revised 20 July 2013; Accepted 22 July 2013
Academic Editor: Hiep T. Nguyen
Copyright © 2013 Brian D. Duty 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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