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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 564153, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/564153
Review Article

Clinical Prediction of Deeply Infiltrating Endometriosis before Surgery: Is It Feasible? A Review of the Literature

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Av. Prof. Alfredo Balena, 190, 30130-100 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Biocor Hospital Belo Horizonte, R. da Paisagem, 280, Vila da Serra, 34000-000 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Received 22 April 2013; Revised 31 July 2013; Accepted 31 July 2013

Academic Editor: David J. Yang

Copyright © 2013 Márcia Mendonça Carneiro 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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