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Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume 14, Issue 10, Pages 847-850
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2000/438981
Original Article

Acid-Induced Esophageal Shortening in Humans: A Cause for Hiatus Hernia?

Donal P Dunne and William G Paterson

GI Diseases Research Unit, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Received 17 February 2000; Revised 19 June 2000

Copyright © 2000 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 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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