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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 5184595, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5184595
Research Article

Challenges of Longevity: Safety of Vaginal and Laparoscopic Urogynecological Procedures in Septuagenarians and Older Patients

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

Received 17 September 2016; Accepted 6 November 2016

Academic Editor: Thorsten Ecke

Copyright © 2016 R. Joukhadar 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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