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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2012, Article ID 873069, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/873069
Case Report

Case Report: Successful Staged Ureteroscopic Treatment of a 5 cm Staghorn Renal Calculus

1Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, MA 02492, USA
2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
3College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610, USA

Received 15 November 2011; Accepted 20 December 2011

Academic Editors: A. Goel and J. Park

Copyright © 2012 Joseph M. Ciccone 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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