Comparison of decompression tubes with metallic stents for the management of right-sided malignant colonic obstruction
Yoshiyuki Suzuki, Konosuke Moritani, Yuki Seo, Takayuki Takahashi, Department of Surgery, Ashikaga Red Cross Hospital, Tochigi 326-0843, Japan
Author contributions: Suzuki Y, Moritani K, Seo Y, and Takahashi T designed the report; Suzuki Y and Moritani K analyzed the data and wrote the paper; all authors checked the draft and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Ashikaga Red Cross Hospital Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to give informed consent to the study because the analysis used anonymous clinical data that were obtained after each patient agreed to treatment by written consent.
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Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Yoshiyuki Suzuki, MD, Doctor, Department of Surgery, Ashikaga Red Cross Hospital, 284-1, Yobe-cho, Ashikaga-shi, Tochigi 326-0843, Japan. email@example.com
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Received: December 4, 2018
Peer-review started: December 6, 2018
First decision: January 11, 2019
Revised: January 25, 2019
Accepted: January 28, 2019
Article in press: January 28, 2019
Published online: April 28, 2019