International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 19, Issue 9, pp 1187–1188 | Cite as

Surgical footprints, then and now

Editorial

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GynaecologyZiekenhuis ZorgsaamTerneuzenThe Netherlands

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