Endoscopic Resection Compared with Gastrectomy to Treat Early Gastric Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Wang2015EndoscopicRC,
  title={Endoscopic Resection Compared with Gastrectomy to Treat Early Gastric Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Shuanhu Wang and Zongbing Zhang and Mulin Liu and Shiqing Li and Congqiao Jiang and John Green},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic resection and gastrectomy are treatment modalities for early gastric cancer, but their relative benefits and risks are unclear. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare endoscopic resection and gastrectomy for treating early gastric cancer. METHODS We searched PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library until April 2015 for studies comparing endoscopic resection with gastrectomy for treatment of early gastric cancer. Outcome measures were five-year… CONTINUE READING
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