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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.49 n.4 Cape Town Nov. 2011

 

OPINION

 

Cystic lesions of the biliary tree: Proposal for a revised classification system

 

 

T. G. MofokengI; R. BarryII; O. C. BuchelIII

IB.Sc., M.B. Ch.B.; Department of Surgery, University of the Free State, and Hepatobiliary Unit, Universitas Hospital, Bloemfontein
IIM.B. Ch.B., M.Med. (surg.); Department of Surgery, University of the Free State, and Hepatobiliary Unit, Universitas Hospital, Bloemfontein
IIIM.B. Ch.B., F.C.P. (s.A.); Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Free State, and Medical Gastroenterology Unit, Universitas Hospital, Bloemfontein

 

 

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