Epidemiology of Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction in Children

  • Giacomo Galli
  • Didier Aubert


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giacomo Galli
    • 1
  • Didier Aubert
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgerySt. Jacques University HospitalBesançonFrance
  2. 2.CHU, St. JacquesBesançonFrance

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