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Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 43, Issue 7, pp 964–965 | Cite as

Invited editorial

  • Ann Lowry
  • H. Hasegawa
  • K. Yoshioka
  • M. R. B. Keighley
Original Contributions
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© The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ann Lowry
    • 1
  • H. Hasegawa
    • 2
  • K. Yoshioka
    • 2
  • M. R. B. Keighley
    • 2
  1. 1.Minneapolis
  2. 2.BirminghamUnited Kingdom

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