Commentary 1

  • Willem A. Bemelman
  • Dirk J. Gouma


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Willem A. Bemelman
    • 1
  • Dirk J. Gouma
    • 2
  1. 1.Academic Medical Center, Department of SurgeryLaparoscopic Surgery/Colorectal SurgeryAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Academic Medical Center, Department of SurgeryGeneral Surgery/G.I. SurgeryAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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