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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 39, Issue 11, pp 2446–2447 | Cite as

Response by Drs. Horsmans, Geubel, and Pauwels

  • Y. Horsmans
  • A. P. Geubel
  • S. Pauwels
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Horsmans
    • 1
  • A. P. Geubel
    • 1
  • S. Pauwels
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Gastroenterology and Nuclear MedicineUniversity of Louvain Medical SchoolBrusselsBelgium

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