Clinical limitations of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) staging of uterine fibroids.

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Summary of "Clinical limitations of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) staging of uterine fibroids."

To determine the reproducibility of classifying uterine fibroid using the 2011 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) staging system.


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Name: International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
ISSN: 1879-3479


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