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Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 295–297 | Cite as

Bilateral transcutaneous electroacupuncture for overdilation of gastric tube after esophagectomy: Report of a case

  • Zhi Wang
  • Jin-cheng Liu
  • Qi-liang Chen
  • Jun-xiao Li
  • Qian-hong Wu
  • Qiong Wu
  • Kang Li
  • Cheng-xue DangEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhi Wang
    • 1
  • Jin-cheng Liu
    • 1
  • Qi-liang Chen
    • 1
  • Jun-xiao Li
    • 1
  • Qian-hong Wu
    • 1
  • Qiong Wu
    • 3
  • Kang Li
    • 2
  • Cheng-xue Dang
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryTuberculosis Hospital of Shaanxi ProvinceXi’anChina
  2. 2.Department of Oncology SurgeryFirst Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina
  3. 3.Department of Rehabilitative PhysiotherapyFirst Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina

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