ASO Author Reflections: Body Mass Index and Complications After Esophagectomy

  • Peiyu Wang
  • Yin LiEmail author
  • Zhengshuai Zhu
ASO Author Reflections



The authors report no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyZhengzhou central hospital affiliated to Zhengzhou universityZhengzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center/Cancer HospitalChinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of Thoracic SurgeryNan Yang central hospitalNan YangChina

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