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International Journal of Spectroscopy
Volume 2011, Article ID 814179, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/814179
Research Article

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy of the Bladder: New Parameters for Evaluating Voiding Dysfunction

1Departments of Paediatrics and Urology, UBC Hospital Bladder Care Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Unit 1B Room F329, 221 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
2Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, Wallenberg Research Centre, 10 Marais Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
3Department of Urology, Britsh Columbia’s Children’ Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Room K0-134, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3V4

Received 25 December 2010; Accepted 13 March 2011

Academic Editor: Maher S. Amer

Copyright © 2011 Andrew Macnab 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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