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Minimally invasive 'step-up approach' versus maximal necrosectomy in patients with acute necrotising pancreatitis (PANTER trial): design and rationale of a randomised controlled multicenter trial [ISRCTN38327949]

By Marc GH Besselink, Hjalmar C van Santvoort, Vincent B Nieuwenhuijs, Marja A Boermeester, Thomas L Bollen, Erik Buskens, Cornelis HC Dejong, Casper HJ van Eijck, Harry van Goor, Sijbrand S Hofker, Johan S Lameris, Maarten S van Leeuwen, Rutger J Ploeg, Bert van Ramshorst, Alexander FM Schaapherder, Miguel A Cuesta, Esther CJ Consten, Dirk J Gouma, Erwin van der Harst, Eric J Hesselink, Lex PJ Houdijk, Tom M Karsten, Cees JHM van Laarhoven, Jean-Pierre EN Pierie, Camiel Rosman, Ernst Jan Spillenaar Bilgen, Robin Timmer, Ingeborg van der Tweel, Ralph J de Wit, Ben JM Witteman and Hein G Gooszen
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