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World J Gastroenterol. Feb 21, 2009; 15(7): 769-773
Published online Feb 21, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.769
Anal transition zone in the surgical management of ulcerative colitis
Jennifer Holder-Murray, Alessandro Fichera
Jennifer Holder-Murray, Alessandro Fichera, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
Author contributions: Holder-Murray J and Fichera A wrote the paper.
Correspondence to: Alessandro Fichera, MD, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, United States. afichera@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu
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Received: October 21, 2008
Revised: January 20, 2009
Accepted: January 27, 2009
Published online: February 21, 2009
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