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Paternity after directed collection of testicular sperm for in vitro fertilization after BMT for hematological malignancies

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Ignatov, A., Eisenberg, M. & Turek, P. Paternity after directed collection of testicular sperm for in vitro fertilization after BMT for hematological malignancies. Bone Marrow Transplant 45, 1474–1476 (2010).

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