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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 124–125 | Cite as

Invited commentary

  • Layton F. Rikkers
Original Scientific Reports
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Layton F. Rikkers
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

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