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World J Gastroenterol. Oct 28, 2009; 15(40): 5000-5009
Published online Oct 28, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.5000
Achalasia: A review of Western and Iranian experiences
Javad Mikaeli, Farhad Islami, Reza Malekzadeh
Javad Mikaeli, Farhad Islami, Reza Malekzadeh, Digestive Disease Research Center, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14117, Iran
Farhad Islami, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 69008 Lyon, France; King’s College London, Thames Cancer Registry, London SE1 3QD, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Mikaeli J, Islami F and Malekzadeh R reviewed the literature and wrote the paper
Correspondence to: Reza Malekzadeh, Professor, Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Shariati Hospital, Kargar Shomali Avenue, Tehran 14117, Iran. malek@ams.ac.ir
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Received: July 29, 2009
Revised: September 21, 2009
Accepted: September 28, 2009
Published online: October 28, 2009
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