Endoscopic Treatment Versus Esophagectomy for Early-Stage Esophageal Cancer: a Population-Based Study Using Propensity Score Matching
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 2017.
Endoscopic treatmentEsophageal cancerEsophagectomySEER programSurvival
Endoscopic treatment (ET) is an alternative for selected patients with early-stage esophageal cancer. The primary aim of this study was to compare overall survival (OS) and esophageal cancer-specific survival (ECSS) of such patients after ET or esophagectomy.Propensity score matching (PSM) and Cox regression analysis were used to compare ...More
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