, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp 311–312 | Cite as

Emergent ureteral stone treatment: Whom? When?

  • Akif Erbin
  • Omer Sarilar
  • Abdulkadir Tepeler
Letter to the Editor


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of UrologyHaseki Teaching and Research HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of UrologySen Jorj Austria HospitalIstanbulTurkey

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