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ASO Author Reflections: Surgical Resection of Esophageal Neuroendocrine Tumors Should Be Considered as an Integral Part of Multimodal Therapy in Localized Disease

  • Suna Erdem
  • Mathias WorniEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosures

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, InselspitalUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Duke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Clarunis, Department of Visceral Surgery, University Centre for Gastrointestinal and Liver DiseasesSt. Clara Hospital and University Hospital BaselBaselSwitzerland
  4. 4.Department of SurgeryKlinik Beau-SiteBernSwitzerland

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