Article Abstract

Comparison between laparoscopic and open surgery in stage II and III colorectal cancer using propensity score matching

Authors: Mai Tsutsui, Seiichiro Yamamoto


It is a great honor to comment on the article entitled “Propensity score-matched study of laparoscopic and open surgery for colorectal cancer in rural hospitals” by Nakao and his colleagues in the “Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology” (1).