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Comment & Response
June 9, 2021

Comments and Concerns on the LASER Trial

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  • 1Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
  • 2Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
JAMA Surg. 2021;156(10):986. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.2253

To the Editor We write regarding the recent article by Santos et al,1 which was recently discussed at an online journal club based in the UK.2 We enjoyed reading and reviewing the Laparoscopic Elective Sigmoid Resection Following Diverticulitis (LASER) trial and applaud the authors on a well-designed study. We thought that the study was well written and addressed an important clinical issue. We discussed a number of issues that we would like to raise.

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