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Stone removal for treating recurrent urinary tract infections in stone-formers: two birds with one stone or just too soon to tell?

  • Zhijian Zhao
  • Guohua ZengEmail author
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Author contributions

ZZJ and ZGH project development, manuscript writing and editing.

Funding

No grants or funding was provided for this study.

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Conflict of interest

The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by the author.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery CenterThe First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou Institute of Urology, Guangdong Key Laboratory of UrologyGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Minimally Invasive Surgery CenterThe First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical UniversityGuangzhouChina

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