International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 1197–1198

Misconception of the Valsalva maneuver

Letter to the Editor


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helena Talasz
    • 1
  • Markus Kofler
    • 2
  • Monika Lechleitner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal and Geriatric MedicineHochzirl HospitalZirlAustria
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyHochzirl HospitalZirlAustria

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