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Management of Forgotten Ureteral Stents

Mustafa Burak Hoşcan 1 , * and Ahmet Tunçkıran 1
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1 Alanya Practice and Research Center, Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Başkent University, Alanya, Turkey
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: March 01, 2013, 5 (2); 775-6
  • Published Online: March 30, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: November 30, 2012
  • Accepted: December 9, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.9369

To Cite: Hoşcan M B, Tunçkıran A. Management of Forgotten Ureteral Stents, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2013 ; 5(2):775-6. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.9369.

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