Published in Cancer Weekly, July 19th, 2005
"This case-control study evaluated and compared the outcomes of laparoscopically assisted esophagectomy (LTE) and open transhiatal esophagectomy (OTE). In this study, 17 patients who underwent LTE during this period August 1999 through June 2003 were compared with 14 matched control patients who underwent OTE during this period December 1989 through September 2001," researchers in the United States reported.
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