Barrett's dysplasia and early cancer in women - response to endoscopic ablation with photodynamic therapy

Hemminger, Lois L; Wolfsen, Herbert C
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS8
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Barrett's Dysplasia and Early Cancer in Women: Response to Endoscopic Ablation With Photodynamic Therapy," by Lois L. Hemminger and Herbert C. Wolfsen is presented.


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