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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 158437, 5 pages
Does 3D Ultrasound Enhance the Diagnosis of Bladder Tumours in Patients with Haematuria?
Department of Urology, Hospital Geral de Santo António, CHP, 4099-001 Porto, Portugal
Received 18 November 2011; Accepted 22 December 2011
Academic Editor: K. H. Tsui
Copyright © 2012 Miguel Silva-Ramos 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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