Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2019 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Do Self-Expanding Metal Stents as a Bridge to Surgery Benefit All Patients with Obstructive Left-Side Colorectal Cancers?

Figure 1

Patient inclusion flowchart. OCC: obstructive colorectal cancer; SEMS: self-expandable metal stent; BTS: bridge to surgery; ES: emergency surgery; PSM: propensity score matching.