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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 941954, 5 pages
Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Expression in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Relationship with Tumor Stage and Survival after Esophagectomy
1Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Cirúrgicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), 90035003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
2Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Passo Fundo, 99010080 Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil
3Serviço de Cirurgia Digestiva, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, 90035003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
4Programa de Pós-Graduação: Ciências em Gastroenterologia e Hepatologia, Faculdade de Medicina, UFRGS, 90035003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Received 29 March 2012; Accepted 10 May 2012
Academic Editor: Jin-Lian Chen
Copyright © 2012 Daniel Navarini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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