Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology

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Edited By: Stephen ACKLAND, Australia

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Online ISSN: 1743-7563

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  1. Original Articles

  2. Review Articles

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  3. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Development, validation and comparison of two nomograms predicting prostate cancer at initial 12-core biopsy

      Mohammad Reza Nowroozi, Shahab Amini, Amir Kasaeian, Mansour Jamali Zavarehei, Mohammad Reza Eshraghian and Mohsen Ayati

      Article first published online: 29 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12186

    2. Dairy consumption and risk of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A meta-analysis of observational studies

      Bai-ling Li, Geng-xi Jiang, Qing Xue, Hao Zhang, Chong Wang, Guan-xin Zhang and Zhi-yun Xu

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12183

    3. Impact of the lung oncology multidisciplinary team meetings on the management of patients with cancer

      Kim Ann Ung, Belinda A Campbell, Danny Duplan, David Ball and Steven David

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12192

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      Controversies in the management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors

      Desmond Yip, John Zalcberg, Stephen Ackland, Andrew P Barbour, Jayesh Desai, Stephen Fox, Dusan Kotasek, Grant McArthur and B Mark Smithers

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12187

  5. CASE REPORTS

    1. Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lung: Response to tamoxifen after chemoradiation

      Jia Liu, Eric Hau, Matthew Links and Peter H Graham

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12184

  6. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Potential molecular signatures in epithelial ovarian cancer by genome wide expression profiling

      Yin-Ling Wong, Ahmad Zailani Hatta Mohd Dali, Isa Mohamed Rose, Rahman Jamal and Norfilza Mohd Mokhtar

      Article first published online: 27 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12182

    2. Survival of lung cancer patients in a resource-limited country

      Soon Hin How, Teck Han Ng, Yeh Chunn Kuan, Abdul Rahman Jamalludin and Abdul Rani Fauzi

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12179

    3. Multicenter randomized, open-label phase II trial of sequential erlotinib and gemcitabine compared with gemcitabine monotherapy as first-line therapy in elderly or ECOG PS two patients with advanced NSCLC

      Michael Michael, Shane C White, Ehtesham Abdi, Louise Nott, Phillip Clingan, Allan Zimet, Peter Button, Daniel Gregory, Benjamin Solomon, Alexander Dobrovic, Hongdo Do and Stephen Clarke

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12178

    4. EGFR gene mutations in patients with adenosquamous lung carcinoma

      Tomasz Powrózek, Paweł Krawczyk, Rodryg Ramlau, Sylwia Sura, Kamila Wojas-Krawczyk, Tomasz Kucharczyk, Beata Walczyna, Justyna Szumiło, Katarzyna Szyszka-Barth, Piotr Milecki, Aleksander Barinow-Wojewódzki and Janusz Milanowski

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12177

    5. Predictors in breast cancer screening behaviors of South Asian women

      Jananie C Perera, Vimukthini Peiris, Dakshitha P Wickramasinghe and Ishan De Zoysa

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12168

    6. Clinical utility of urinary soluble Fas in screening for bladder cancer

      Anupam Kumar Srivastava, Pankaj Kumar Singh, Dhramveer Singh, Divakar Dalela, Srikanta Kumar Rath and Madan Lal Brahma Bhatt

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12165

    7. Sunitinib in metastatic renal cell carcinoma: An ethnic Asian subpopulation analysis for safety and efficacy

      Se-Hoon Lee, Yung-Jue Bang, Paul Mainwaring, Christina Ng, John W-C Chang, Philip Kwong, Rubi K Li, Virote Sriuranpong, Chee-Keong Toh, Jinyu Yuan, Susan Pitman Lowenthal and Hyun C Chung

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12163

    8. Single institution retrospective review of perioperative chemotherapy in adult and adolescent patients with operable osteosarcoma

      Aaron R Hansen, Brett GM Hughes, Sanjoy Paul, Peter Steadman, Scott Sommerville, Ian C Dickinson, Euan T Walpole, Damien B Thomson, Helen G Mar Fan and Warren L Joubert

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12167

    9. Probiotics reduce psychological stress in patients before laryngeal cancer surgery

      Hui Yang, Xiaoyun Zhao, Shan Tang, Hua Huang, Xiulan Zhao, Zhuohui Ning, Xiurong Fu and Caihong Zhang

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12120

    10. Colorectal cancer among Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Queensland, Australia: Toward survival equality

      Suzanne P Moore, Adèle C Green, Freddie Bray, Michael Coory, Gail Garvey, Sabe Sabesan and Patricia C Valery

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12164

    11. Comparison of external radiotherapy and percutaneous vertebroplasty for spinal metastasis

      Min Huang, Hong Zhu, Taiguo Liu, Dandan Cui and Ying Huang

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12162

    12. Effectiveness of neoadjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy versus up-front proctectomy in clinical stage II–III rectal cancer: A population-based study

      Tao-Wei Ke, Yu-Min Liao, Hua-Che Chiang, Sheng-Chi Chang, Pin-Hui Wang, Yi-Ya Chen, William Tzu-Liang Chen and Chun-Ru Chien

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12172

  7. CASE REPORTS

    1. Positive sentinel lymph node metastasis from a metastasis in Melanoma

      Samantha Bowyer, Kynan Feeney and Michael Millward

      Article first published online: 24 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12169

  8. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

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  9. Original Articles

    1. Identifying important comorbidity among cancer populations using administrative data: Prevalence and impact on survival

      Diana Sarfati, Jason Gurney, Bee Teng Lim, Nasser Bagheri, Andrew Simpson, Jonathan Koea and Elizabeth Dennett

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12130

    2. Lung cancer presenting as thin-walled cysts: An analysis of 15 cases and review of literature

      Juntang Guo, Chaoyang Liang, Yu'e Sun, Naikang Zhou, Yang Liu and Xiangyang Chu

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12126

  10. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Challenging historical perspectives of the 24-h chemotherapy day: Flexible chemotherapy dose-timing guidelines

      Marliese Alexander, Frank Coenders, Danielle Murray, Sue Kirsa and John Seymour

      Article first published online: 19 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12132

    2. The prognosis of patients with lung cancer admitted to the medical intensive care unit

      Ki-Eun Hwang, Chang-Hwan Seol, Yu-Ri Hwang, Hoon-Gil Jo, Seong-Hoon Park, Kwon-Ha Yoon, Do-Sim Park, Eun-Taik Jeong and Hak-Ryul Kim

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12157

    3. Pathological risk factors in upper urinary tract cancer

      Tsutomu Shimamoto, Keiji Inoue, Masayuki Kamata, Takahira Kuno, Takashi Karashima and Taro Shuin

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12155

  11. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    1. Country of origin and breast cancer survival

      Paulo S Pinheiro and Timothy J Bungum

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12161

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  13. CASE REPORTS

    1. Bevacizumab-induced transient sixth nerve palsy in ovarian cancer: A case report

      Mazdak Momeni, Laura Veras and Konstantin Zakashansky

      Article first published online: 5 NOV 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12129

  14. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Safety and accuracy of core biopsy in retroperitoneal sarcomas

      Sang Yun Hwang, Sanjay Warrier, Stephen Thompson, Trent Davidson, Jia Lin Yang and Philip Crowe

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12125

    2. Neoadjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy in advanced laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer

      Pankaj Gupta, Ashu Seith Bhalla, Sanjay Thulkar, Atin Kumar, Bidhu Kalyan Mohanti, Alok Thakar, Atul Sharma and Sreenivas Vishnubhatla

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12123

    3. Single institutional series of neuroendocrine tumors managed in the Australian Capital Territory

      Laeeq Malik, Yu Jo Chua, Nadeem S Butt and Desmond Yip

      Article first published online: 24 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12121

    4. Prophylaxis of neutropenic fever with ciprofloxacin in patients with acute myeloid leukemia treated with intensive chemotherapy

      Mojtaba Ghadiany, Hossein Rahimi, Hamid Rezvani, Afshin Mohammad Alizadeh, Nasim Zamani, Mahshid Mehdizadeh and Mohammad Foratyazdi

      Article first published online: 17 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12133

  15. CASE REPORTS

  16. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Brain metastasis in sarcoma: Does metastasectomy or aggressive multi-disciplinary treatment improve survival outcomes

      Clarinda Chua, Jeevan Raaj, Summer Pan, Mohamad Farid, Jin Fu Marcus Lee, Zhen Chong Ho, Alisa Sairi, Kesavan Sittampalam, Miriam Tao, Kevin Tay, Soon Thye Lim, Francis Chin, Melissa Teo and Richard Quek

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12111

    2. The significance of subcarinal dissection in esophageal cancer surgery

      Wei Hu, Yayong Liang, Shuishen Zhang, Yi Hu and Jingeng Liu

      Article first published online: 5 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12095

    3. Retrospective analysis on the efficacy of bevacizumab with FOLFOX as a first-line treatment in Japanese patients with metastatic colorectal cancer

      Mitsukuni Suenaga, Nobuyuki Mizunuma, Satoshi Matsusaka, Eiji Shinozaki, Masashi Ueno and Toshiharu Yamaguchi

      Article first published online: 5 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12094

    4. Poultry and fish intake and risk of esophageal cancer: A meta-analysis of observational studies

      Gengxi Jiang, Bailing Li, Xiaohong Liao and Chongjun Zhong

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12114

  17. CASE REPORTS

    1. Cardiac failure with bevacizumab: An oversight

      Rohith Valsalan, Rohit Joshi, Jacqui Adams and Margaret Arstall

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12092

  18. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Association of plasma visfatin with risk of colorectal cancer: An observational study of Chinese patients

      Mingwei Chen, Youming Wang, Yongxiang Li, Lili Zhao, Shuai Ye, Shenyi Wang, Changjun Yu and Huijuan Xie

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12090

    2. Prognostic factors and outcomes for salvage surgery in patients with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue

      Mitsuo Goto, Nobuhiro Hanai, Taijiro Ozawa, Hitoshi Hirakawa, Hidenori Suzuki, Ikuo Hyodo, Takeshi Kodaira, Tetsuya Ogawa, Yasushi Fujimoto, Akihiro Terada, Hisakazu Kato and Yasuhisa Hasegawa

      Article first published online: 2 AUG 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12087

    3. Oral cyclophosphamide in recurrent ovarian cancer

      Despina Handolias, Michael Quinn, Serene Foo, Linda Mileshkin, Peter Grant, Gaelle Dutu and Danny Rischin

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12074

    4. Cranofacial osteosarcoma: Single institutional experience in Korea

      Seungtaek Lim, Soohyeon Lee, Sun Young Rha and Jae Kyung Rho

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12072

    5. The impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus on mortality in hospitalized female cancer patients in Taiwan

      Jeng-Yeou Chen, Wen-Ko Chiou, Wei-Ying Chou and Jen-Der Lin

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12084

  19. REVIEW ARTICLES

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  20. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Associations between lifestyles and neutrophil-lymphocyte and platelet-lymphocyte ratios in colorectal cancer

      Chuyuan Hong, Yisheng Wei, Jianxin Jiang, Chuxiong Zhao, Guojian Liang, Guoqiang Wang and Hui Yang

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12080

    2. Neuro-oncology practices in Australia: A Cooperative Group for Neuro-Oncology patterns of care study

      James Y Chen, Elizabeth Hovey, Mark Rosenthal, Ann Livingstone and John Simes

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12079

    3. Comparison between poor and long-term survivors with glioblastoma: Review of an Australian dataset

      Kathryn Maree Field, Mark Andrew Rosenthal, Merve Yilmaz, Mark Tacey and Kate Drummond

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12076

    4. Localized versus centralized nurse-delivered telephone services for people in follow up for cancer: Opinions of cancer clinicians

      James D Harrison, Ivana Durcinoska, Phyllis N Butow, Kathryn White, Michael J Solomon and Jane M Young

      Article first published online: 9 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12082

    5. Minimal important differences in the EORTC QLQ-C30 in patients with advanced cancer

      Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Liying Zhang, Natalie Lauzon, Lori Holden, May Tsao, Cyril Danjoux, Elizabeth Barnes, Arjun Sahgal, Michael Poon and Edward Chow

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12070

    6. Minimal important differences in the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL to determine meaningful change in palliative advanced cancer patients

      Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Liying Zhang, Natalie Lauzon, Lori Holden, May Tsao, Cyril Danjoux, Elizabeth Barnes, Arjun Sahgal, Michael Poon, Katharine Hicks and Edward Chow

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12069

    7. Clinical significance of vascular endothelial growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 gene polymorphisms in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors

      Byung Woog Kang, Jong Gwang Kim, Yee Soo Chae, Han Ik Bae, Ohkyoung Kwon, Ho Young Chung, Wansik Yu, Hong Suk Song, Yu Na Kang, Seung Wan Ryu, Kyung Hee Lee, Young Kyung Bae, Joon Hyuk Choi, Se Won Kim, Hun-Mo Ryoo, Chang-Ho Cho, Hyun-Dong Chae, Kyun Woo Park, Mi Jin Gu and Byung-Jo Bae

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12068

    8. Fruit and vegetable intake and prostate cancer risk: A meta-analysis

      Hongzhou Meng, Wenyi Hu, Zhaodian Chen and Yuehong Shen

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12067

    9. Evaluation of diagnostic value of four tumor markers in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of peripheral lung cancer

      Jian Li, Ping Chen, Chao-Ming Mao, Xing-Ping Tang and Li-Rong Zhu

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12066

    10. Comparison of the EORTC QLQ-BM22 and the BOMET-QOL quality of life questionnaires in patients with bone metastases

      Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Michael Poon, Henry Lam, Natalie Lauzon and Edward Chow

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12064

    11. Breast cancer survival of Hispanic women in the USA is influenced by country of origin

      Subhankar Chakraborty, Lynette Smith, Apar Kishor Ganti, Neelima Bonthu,, Tomohiro Shimizhu and Surinder K Batra

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12063

  21. LETTER TO THE EDITOR

  22. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Detection of serum protein biomarkers by surface enhanced laser desorption/ionization in patients with adenocarcinoma of the lung

      Min Jiang, Guohao Gu, Bin Ni, Wenjing Wang, Jinfang Shi, Ping Liao and Heng Hu

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12057

  23. CASE REPORTS

  24. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Potential benefits and pitfalls of respiratory-gated radiotherapy in the treatment of thoracic malignancy

      Eric Hau, Melissa Rains, Trang Pham, Rebecca Muirhead and Roland Yeghiaian Alvandi

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12053

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      Expression and significance of Rac1, Pak1 and Rock1 in gastric carcinoma

      Yong-jun Wu, Yi Tang, Zhen-feng Li, Zheng Li, Yi Zhao, Zhen-jiang Wu and Qi Su

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12052

  25. CASE REPORTS

    1. Derivative (5;19)(p10;q10): A rare but recurrent whole-arm translocation in acute myeloid leukemia

      Masahiro Manabe, Teruhito Takakuwa, Hirofumi Nakano, Naonori Harada, Shuichiro Okamoto, Yasutaka Aoyama, Takeo Kumura, Tadanobu Ohta, Yoshio Furukawa, Mitsuhiro Matsuda and Atsuko Mugitani

      Article first published online: 27 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12051

    2. Necrolytic migratory erythema associated with glucagonoma syndrome diagnosed by 68Ga-DOTANOC PET-CT

      Manas K Sahoo, Somesh Gupta, Ishita Singh, Shivani Pahwa, Prashant Durgapal and Chandra Sekhar Bal

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12048

  26. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Australian general practitioners' preferences for managing the care of people diagnosed with cancer

      Claire E Johnson, Natalia Lizama, Neeraj Garg, Manonita Ghosh, Jonathan Emery and Christobel Saunders

      Article first published online: 26 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12047

    2. Endoscopic ultrasound in restaging and predicting pathological response for advanced gastric cancer patients after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

      Tao Guo, Fang Yao, Ai-ming Yang, Xiao-yi Li, Ding-rong Zhong, Dong-sheng Wu, Xi WU and Xing-hua LU

      Article first published online: 21 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12045

    3. Australian survey of current practice and guideline use in adult cancer pain assessment and management: Perspectives of oncologists

      Tim Luckett, Patricia Mary Davidson, Frances Boyle, Winston Liauw, Meera Agar, Anna Green, Melanie Lovell and on behalf of the ImPaCCT (Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials) and PoCoG (Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group) Symptom Cluster Collaborative

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12040

    4. Descriptive analysis of molecular subtypes in Tunisian breast cancer

      Asma Fourati, Hamouda Boussen, Michéle V El May, Aida Goucha, Bouthaina Dabbabi, Amor Gamoudi, Rachida Sfar, Khaled Rahal, Ahmed El May and Mansour Ben Abdallah

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12034

    5. Cyclophosphamide-hydroxycamptothecin as second-line chemotherapy for advanced Ewing's sarcoma: Experience of a single institution

      Kun Han, Yuanjue Sun, Jianjun Zhang, Aina He, Shui'er Zheng, Zan Shen and Yang Yao

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12018

  27. REVIEW ARTICLES

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  28. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Validation of a proxy for estrogen receptor status in breast cancer patients using dispensing data

      Preeyaporn Srasuebkul, Timothy A Dobbins, Elements of Cancer Care (EoCC) Investigators and Sallie-Anne Pearson

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12015

  29. Original Articles

    1. Negative axillary ultrasonography with biopsy may predict non-involvement of the non-sentinel lymph nodes in operable breast cancer patients

      Muna Al Ayyan, Omaima Bu Ali, Sheikha Al Sharri, Adnan Kassis, Sabir Hussain and Mohamed Al-Bashir

      Article first published online: 21 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/ajco.12039

    2. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for prostate cancer: A preliminary report

      Yun Hee Lee, Seok Hyun Son, Sei Chul Yoon, Mina Yu, Byung Ock Choi, Yeon Sil Kim, Hong Seok Jang, Sang Nam Lee, Ji Sun Jang and Tae Kon Hwang

      Article first published online: 20 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-7563.2012.01589.x

    3. Is chemotherapy dose intensity adequate in breast cancer management in the Australian healthcare setting: A retrospective analysis

      Susie Bae, Yvonne Yeung, Say Ng, Melinda Craike, Patricia M Livingston and Jacquie Chirgwin

      Article first published online: 18 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-7563.2012.01591.x

  30. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

    1. Using CT or MRI to assess locoregional spread to determine the radiotherapy target of hypopharyngeal carcinoma

      Zheng WU, Xue-Ying DENG, Rui-Fang ZENG, Yong SU, Mo-Fa GU, Yun ZHANG, Chuan-Miao XIE and Lie ZHENG

      Article first published online: 4 JUL 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-7563.2012.01559.x

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