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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 849518, 4 pages
Results of Second-Look Laparotomy in Advanced Ovarian Cancer: One Single Center Experience
Department of Surgical Oncology, Salah Azaiz Institute, 1029 Tunis, Tunisia
Received 25 July 2012; Accepted 10 August 2012
Academic Editors: A. Canellada, N. A. Ginsberg, and K. Yang
Copyright © 2012 Tarak Damak 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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