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ASO Author Reflections: What is the Impact of Different Rectal Reconstruction Techniques After Total Mesorectal Excision on Quality of Life?

  • Karin RibiEmail author
  • Jürg Bernhard
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosures

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

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© Society of Surgical Oncology 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) Coordinating CenterBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.SAKK Coordinating CenterBernSwitzerland
  3. 3.Bern University Hospital, InselspitalBernSwitzerland

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