Retained Surgical Instrument in Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • B. Devika RaniEmail author
  • Swapna Jarugulla
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All the authors declare that they have no conflict of interest and they have not received any grant.

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This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects, and it is a case report.


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© Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cosmopolitan Hospital Pvt. LtdTrivandrumIndia

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