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A dramatically increased interest in diseases of the esophagus has resulted in a burgeoning literature. Groups of physicians have formed organizations based on this interest. Although the titles suggest that these volumes are a much needed comprehensive review of benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus, these volumes are a collection of manuscripts prepared from presentations given at the Fourth World Congress of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus, held in Chicago, Illinois, from 6 to 8 September, 1989.
One hundred and seventy-eight persons-some leaders in their areas-authored these volumes. This group's inclusion of many surgeons is reflected
Diseases of the Esophagus. Volume I: Malignant Disease; Volume II: Benign Disease. Ann Intern Med. ;114:710–711. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-8-710_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(8):710-711.
Esophageal Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Hematology/Oncology.
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