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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ZZJ and ZGH project development, manuscript writing and editing.


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The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.

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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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