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ISRN Urology
Volume 2011, Article ID 292517, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/292517
Case Report

Surgical Treatment of Iatrogenic Rectourinary Fistula—York-Mason Technique—a Case Report

1Department of Urology, Hospital Prof. Doutor Fernando Fonseca, EPE, IC 19, 2720-276 Amadora, Portugal
2Department of General Surgery, Hospital Prof. Doutor Fernando Fonseca, EPE, IC 19, 2720-276, Portugal

Received 15 March 2011; Accepted 6 April 2011

Academic Editors: A. C. Thorpe and K. H. Tsui

Copyright © 2011 Pedro Bargão Santos 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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