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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 28, 2012; 18(24): 3099-3104
Published online Jun 28, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i24.3099
Changes of smooth muscle contractile filaments in small bowel atresia
Stefan Gfroerer, Henning Fiegel, Priya Ramachandran, Udo Rolle, Roman Metzger
Stefan Gfroerer, Henning Fiegel, Udo Rolle, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
Priya Ramachandran, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai 600034, India
Roman Metzger, Department of Paediatric Surgery, University of Leipzig, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
Author contributions: Gfroerer S and Metzger R performed the majority of the investigations; Rachmandran P provided the collection of the investigated specimen; Fiegel H was involved in the evaluation of the staining results and editing of the manuscript; Rolle U designed the study and wrote the manuscript.
Correspondence to: Udo Rolle, MD, Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany.
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Received: August 10, 2011
Revised: March 26, 2012
Accepted: May 6, 2012
Published online: June 28, 2012
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