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Non-surgical pneumoperitoneum
  1. Mathieu Pasquier,
  2. Gérard Waeber
  1. Service of Internal Medicine, University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Mathieu Pasquier, Service of Internal Medicine, University Hospital (CHUV), 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland;Mathieu.Pasquier{at}

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