Lichtenstein, Gary R.
February 2013
Gastroenterology & Hepatology;Feb2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p67
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency patients transplantation, emerging tools used to measure damage in Crohn's disease, and test for the evaluation of laryngopharyngeal reflux.


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