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Assessment of Ureteric Dynamics by Simultaneous Electric Conductance Measurements at Two Sites

  • S. Plevnik
  • S. Rakovec
  • P. Vrtačnik
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Abstract

Pyeloureteric function can be assessed by various methods, which have been reviewed by Struthers (1976).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Plevnik
    • 1
  • S. Rakovec
    • 2
  • P. Vrtačnik
    • 1
  1. 1.J. Stefan InstituteE. Kardelj UniversityLjubljanaYugoslavia
  2. 2.Urological ClinicUniversity Clinical CentreLjubljanaYugoslavia

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