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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 832496, 5 pages
Outcomes after Radical Prostatectomy in Ghanaians: A Surgeon's Early Experience
1Department of Surgery and Urology, University of Ghana Medical School, P.O. Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
2Department of Anaesthesia, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, P.O. Box 77 Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
Received 28 February 2013; Accepted 9 April 2013
Academic Editors: J. H. Ku and K. H. Tsui
Copyright © 2013 Mathew Yamoah Kyei 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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