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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 527634, 5 pages
The Yearly Prevalence of Findings in Endoscopy of the Lower Part of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Zaans Medisch Centrum, P.O. Box 210, 1500 EE Zaandam, The Netherlands
Received 5 November 2012; Accepted 23 November 2012
Academic Editors: M. Ikeguchi and S. Ogino
Copyright © 2012 R. J. L. F. Loffeld 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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