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ISRN Urology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 659383, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/659383
Research Article

Mini-Arc for the Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence: Long-Term Prospective Evaluation by Patient Reported Outcomes

1Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
2Serviço de Urologia, Centro Hospitalar São João, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal

Received 26 September 2013; Accepted 11 November 2013; Published 20 January 2014

Academic Editors: A. Fandella, A. K. Singla, and A. C. Thorpe

Copyright © 2014 Rui Oliveira 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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