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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 473289, 6 pages
Is ICSI Risky?
1School of Women’s and Children’s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
2Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
Received 25 October 2012; Accepted 26 January 2013
Academic Editor: Everett Magann
Copyright © 2013 May Y. W. Wong and William L. Ledger. 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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