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  1. Alves A., Perniceni T. és mtsai.: Laparoscopic Heller’s cardiomyotomy in achalasia. Is intraoperative endoscopy useful, and why? Surg. Endosc., 1999, 13, 600-603.
  2. Andrews C.N., Anvari M. és mtsa.: Laparoscopic Hellers myotomy or botulinum toxin injection for management of esophageal achalasia. Surg. Endosc., 1999, 13, 742-746.
  3. Awad Z.T., Dickason T.J. és mtsai.: A combined laparoscopic-endoscopic method of assessment to prevent the complications of short esophagus. Surg. Endosc., 1999, 13, 626-627.
  4. Baba M., Natsugoe S. és mtsai.: Does hoarseness of voice from recurrent nerve paralysis after esophagectomy for carcinoma influence patient quality of life? J. Am. Coll. Surg., 1999, 188, 231-236.
  5. Baisi A, Bonavina L. és mtsai.: Benign tracheoesophageal fistula: results of surgical therapy. Dis. Esophagus, 1999, 12, 209-211.
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  8. Beckingham I.J., Callanan M. és mtsai.: Laparoscopic cardiomyotomy for achalasia after failed balloon dilatation. Surg. Endosc., 1999, 13, 493-496.
  9. Böttger Th., Bumb P. és mtsai.: Carcinoma of the hypopharynx and the cervical oesophagus: a surgical challenge. Eur. J. Surg., 1999, 165, 940-946.
  10. Brunt L.M., Quasebarth M.A. és mtsai.: Is laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease in the elderly safe and effective? Surg. Endosc., 1999, 13, 838-842.
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  12. Cantero R., Torres A.J. és mtsai.: Palliative treatment of esophageal cancer: self-expanding metal stents versus Postlethwait technique. Hepato-Gastroenterology, 1999, 46, 971-976.
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  26. Heikkinen T.J., Haukipuro K. és mtsai.: Comparison of costs between laparoscopic and open Nissen fundoplication: a prospective randomized study with a 3-month followup. J. Am. Coll. Surg., 1999, 188, 368-376.
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