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Advances in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 632790, 6 pages
Damage of Stone Baskets by Endourologic Lithotripters: A Laboratory Study of 5 Lithotripters and 4 Basket Types
1Clinic of Urology, Luebeck Campus, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Luebeck, Germany
2Medical Laser Center Luebeck GmbH, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Luebeck, Germany
Received 5 March 2013; Revised 6 September 2013; Accepted 12 September 2013
Academic Editor: Walid A. Farhat
Copyright © 2013 Jens Cordes 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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