Comment on Ueno et al.: Prevalence of laparoscopic surgical treatment and its clinical outcomes in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis in Japan

@article{Vitellaro2016CommentOU,
  title={Comment on Ueno et al.: Prevalence of laparoscopic surgical treatment and its clinical outcomes in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis in Japan},
  author={Marco Vitellaro and Maria Teresa Ricci and Lucio Bertario and Stefano Signoroni},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={1021-1022}
}
Besides, the authors reported no statistical differences in the incidence of desmoid tumors between the open and the laparoscopic groups. It is also worth noting that, in the second half of the study (2007–2012), the incidence of desmoid tumors at 3 years after surgery increased in both groups, but this was not commented upon by the authors. Further, the results are reported without discussing the already wellestablished risk factors for desmoid tumors in FAP patients, such as family history… CONTINUE READING