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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 972601, 6 pages
Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy for the Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2Department of Urology, Isfahan Urology and Kidney Transplantation Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Unit 10, No. 22, 16th Alley, Shams Abadi Street, Isfahan 81347-44134, Iran
3Department of Urology, Hasheminejad Kidney Center (HKC), Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS), Tehran, Iran
Received 24 May 2013; Accepted 2 July 2013
Academic Editors: P.-L. Chang, A. Natali, and A. C. Thorpe
Copyright © 2013 Babak Vahdatpour 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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