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Letter to editor re: Baba T, Mukai M, Masuya R, et al. (2019) The long-term health-related quality of life in patients operated for choledochal cyst. Pediatr Surg Int 35:539–546

  • Mark D. StringerEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Conflict of interest

The author declares that he has no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Paediatric SurgeryWellington Children’s HospitalWellingtonNew Zealand

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