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Advances in Urology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 929620, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/929620
Research Article

-DTPA Study to Validate an Experimental Model of Ureteral Obstruction in Rabbits: Preliminary Results

1Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Campinas State University, Avenida Vital Brasil 251, Caixa Postal 6142, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, 13083-888 Campinas, SP, Brazil
2Nuclear Medicine Division, Department of Radiology, Campinas State University, Avenida Vital Brasil 251, Caixa Postal 6142, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, 13083-888 Campinas, SP, Brazil

Received 25 June 2013; Revised 11 October 2013; Accepted 15 October 2013

Academic Editor: Maxwell V. Meng

Copyright © 2013 Marcelo Lopes de Lima 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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