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Annals of Surgical Oncology

, Volume 25, Supplement 3, pp 713–714 | Cite as

Air Bubble Sign: ANew Screening Method for Anastomotic Leakage After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer

  • Yoshiaki Shoji
  • Hiroya TakeuchiEmail author
  • Yuko Kitagawa
ASO Author Reflections

Notes

Disclosure

The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiaki Shoji
    • 1
  • Hiroya Takeuchi
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Yuko Kitagawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryKeio University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryHamamatsu University School of MedicineHamamatsuJapan

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