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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 7, 2008; 14(21): 3281-3289
Published online Jun 7, 2008. doi: 10.3748/wjg.14.3281
Surgical treatment for rectal cancer: An international perspective on what the medical gastroenterologist needs to know
Rolv-Ole Lindsetmo, Yong-Geul Joh, Conor P Delaney
Rolv-Ole Lindsetmo, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University Hospital of North Norway and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø N-9036, Norway
Yong-Geul Joh, Department of Surgery, Hansol Hospital, Seoul 138-844, South Korea
Conor P Delaney, Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5047, United States
Author contributions: Lindsetmo RO wrote the paper; Joh YG and Delaney CP made critical revisions and additions to the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Conor P Delaney, MD, PhD, Division of Colorectal Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-5047, United States. conor.delaney@uhhospitals.org
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Received: February 21, 2008
Revised: April 15, 2008
Accepted: April 22, 2008
Published online: June 7, 2008
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