Announcement| Volume 21, ISSUE 14, P1338-1340, December 1999

Ureteric Injuries in Gynaecological Surgery

This Policy Statement has been reviewed and approved by the Clinical Practice Gynaecology Committee and the Sub-Committee on Urogynaecology, and was approved by the SOGC Council in June 1999.
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