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The utility of vaginal erbium: YAG laser in the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome is in need of confirmation

  • Senol TonyaliEmail author
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ST: project development, data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing and editing.

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The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by the author.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital Department of UrologyUniversity of Health SciencesAnkaraTurkey

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