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Advances in Urology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 352716, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/352716
Research Article

Surgical Reimplantation for the Correction of Vesicoureteral Reflux following Failed Endoscopic Injection

1Department of Urology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, the Faculty of Medicine Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 91031, P.O. Box 3235, Israel
2Department of Urology, Bnai Zion Medical Center and the Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technolog, 47 Golomb Street, Haifa 31048, Israel

Received 6 September 2010; Revised 23 November 2010; Accepted 8 December 2010

Academic Editor: Rita Gobet

Copyright © 2011 Boris Chertin 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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