Skip to main content

Table 2 The characteristics and clinical data of the patients in the ESD and radical operation groups

From: A comparison of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and radical surgery for early gastric cancer: a retrospective study

  ESD group (tumour size, 0.8–5.0 cm) Radical operation group (tumour size, 1.1–5.7 cm) P
N 29 59  
Mean age (years) 65.3 ± 7.5 45.8 ± 6.7 <0.05
Mean size of the lesion (cm) 2.7 ± 1.9 3.5 ± 1.6 NS
Frequency of underlying cardiopulmonary disease (%) 17.2 5.1 <0.01
Frequency of anticoagulant therapy (%) 13.8 1.7 <0.01
Length of operation (min) 53 ± 7.9 78 ± 11.4 <0.05
Depth of invasion (mucosa: submucosa:muscularis propria) 27:02:00 47:12:00 <0.05
Hospitalisation (d) 14.3 ± 3.7 21.7 ± 9.3 <0.05
Oncological clearance (%) 93.1 100 NS
Incidence of complications (%) 6.9 15.3 <0.05