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[Physiological and pathologic implications for zero-stress state of the esophagus].

Department of Gastroenterology, Changzheng Hospital of Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200003.
Sheng wu yi xue gong cheng xue za zhi = Journal of biomedical engineering = Shengwu yixue gongchengxue zazhi 07/2002; 19(2):320-3.
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ABSTRACT The zero-stress state of the esophagus is the state in which the esophagus is stress-free. It is in close correlation with physiology and pathology of the esophagus. The purpose of the review is to describe briefly the basic theory of zero-stress state and its physiological and pathologic implications in the esophagus.

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