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Aktuelle Urologie. 2016 Jul 28 [Epub ahead of print]
C Düwel, M Eiber, T Maurer
Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, München., Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, München., Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, München.