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Urodynamic evaluation of pelvic organ prolapse: women with and without urinary incontinence

Author(s): Ghanbari Z | Rostaminia Gh | Kajbafzadeh AB | Pirzadeh L | Haghollahi F | Naghizadeh MM | Pirooz E | Jabbari Z

Journal: Tehran University Medical Journal
ISSN 1683-1764

Volume: 67;
Issue: 9;
Start page: 643;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Urinary incontinence | urodynamic | pelvic | prolapse

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