European Surgery

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 194–198 | Cite as

Selected Commentary to "Fifty-five minimally invasive esophagectomies: a single center experience"

Schoppmann S, Prager G, Langer F, Riegler M, Fleischman E, Zacherl J. Anticancer Res 2009;29:2719–26
Selected Commentary


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Milano Medical SchoolIRCCS Policlinico San DonatoItaly

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