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Prevention of Port-Site Metastasis in Gynecologic Malignancies

Tânia Ornelas Freitas, Raquel Maciel Barbosa

Citation Information : Freitas TO, Barbosa RM. Prevention of Port-Site Metastasis in Gynecologic Malignancies. World J Lap Surg 2013; 6 (2):77-80.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10033-1186

Published Online: 01-04-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


How to cite this article

Freitas TO, Barbosa RM. Prevention of Port-Site Metastasis in Gynecologic Malignancies. World J Laparosc Surg 2013;6(2):77-80.

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