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2012 | 7 | 5 | 571-577

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Comparison of long-term quality of life in patients with diverticular disease. Are there any benefits to surgery?



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1 - 10 - 2012
28 - 7 - 2012


  • Vsetin Hospital, Nemocnicni 955, Vsetin, 755 32, Czech Republic


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