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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 21, 2011; 17(23): 2844-2847
Published online Jun 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i23.2844
Factors influencing lower esophageal sphincter relaxation after deglutition
Lita Tibbling, Per Gezelius, Thomas Franzén
Lita Tibbling, Thomas Franzén, Department of Surgery, University of Linköping, SE-581 85 Linköping, Sweden
Per Gezelius, Department of Surgery, University of Linköping, SE-581 85; SynMed, SE-117 43 Stockholm, Sweden
Author contributions: Tibbling L, Gezelius P and Franzén T contributed equally to this work; Tibbling L and Franzén T participated in the development, implementation and management of this project and were involved in drafting the manuscript; Gezelius P participated in the analysis of the high-resolution manometry readings and in drafting this part of the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Dr. Thomas Franzén, Department of Surgery, Linköping University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linköping, Sweden.
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Received: December 1, 2010
Revised: March 1, 2011
Accepted: March 8, 2011
Published online: June 21, 2011
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