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New medical treatments for lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia and future perspectives

BMC UrologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:58

Received: 6 April 2016

Accepted: 8 September 2016

Published: 15 September 2016

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Original Submission
6 Apr 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
Author responded Author comments
Reviewed Reviewer Report
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
15 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12894-016-0176-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Urology Department, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Department of Urology, Ospedale Sant’Andrea, University “La Sapienza”, Roma, Italy