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Table 2 Outcome comparisons between two study groups

From: Preoperative endoscopic titanium clip placement facilitates intraoperative localization of early-stage esophageal cancer or severe dysplasia

  Experimental group Control group
(N = 14) (N = 13)
Intraoperative pre-resection lesion localization, N (%) * 14 (100%) 2 (15.4%)
Post-esophagectomy lesion localization, N (%) 14 (100%) 10 (76.9%)
Negative upper surgical margin, N (%) 14 (100%) 12 (92.3%)
Change of surgical approaches, N (%) 1 (7.1%) 2 (15.4%)
Positive postoperative pathological diagnosis, N (%) 13 (92.8%) 12 (92.3%)
  1. *P < 0.05 between two groups