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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 791248, 8 pages
Complications of Uterine Fibroids and Their Management, Surgical Management of Fibroids, Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy versus Hysterectomy, Haemorrhage, Adhesions, and Complications
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, 24105 Kiel, Germany
Received 15 November 2011; Revised 18 January 2012; Accepted 8 February 2012
Academic Editor: Giovanni Scambia
Copyright © 2012 Liselotte Mettler 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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