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Developing a preoperative predictive model for ureteral length for ureteral stent insertion

  • Takashi Kawahara1, 3Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • Kentaro Sakamaki2,
  • Hiroki Ito1, 3,
  • Shinnosuke Kuroda3,
  • Hideyuki Terao3,
  • Kazuhide Makiyama1,
  • Hiroji Uemura1,
  • Masahiro Yao1,
  • Hiroshi Miyamoto4 and
  • Junichi Matsuzaki3
BMC UrologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:70

Received: 19 August 2016

Accepted: 22 November 2016

Published: 30 November 2016

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22 Nov 2016 Editorially accepted
30 Nov 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12894-016-0189-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine
Departments of Biostatistics, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
Department of Urology, Ohguchi Higashi General Hospital
Departments of Pathology and Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine