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Is it always necessary to treat a ureteropelvic junction syndrome?

Bibliographic reference Van Cangh, Paul. Is it always necessary to treat a ureteropelvic junction syndrome?. In: Current Urology Reports, Vol. 8, no. 2, p. 118-121 (2007)
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