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Table 5 Clinicopathological characteristics of the lesions according to the clarity of the endoscopic image after chromoendoscopy with indigo carmine dye added to acetic acid

From: Acetic acid-indigo carmine chromoendoscopy for delineating early gastric cancers: its usefulness according to histological type

  Endoscopic image after chromoendoscopy P value
  Clear
(n = 83)
Mottled
(n = 32)
Unclear
(n = 36)
 
Tumor size     0.381
   ≤ 2 cm 50 17 25  
   > 2 cm 33 15 11  
Location     0.140
   Upper third of the stomach 7 3 1  
   Middle third of the stomach 29 18 13  
   Lower third of the stomach 47 11 22  
Macroscopic type     0.009
   Flat/Elevated 45 8 11  
   Depressed 30 15 19  
   Excavated 8 9 6  
Histopathological diagnosis     0.002
   Differentiated 77 2 29  
   Undifferentiated 6 30 7  
Depth     0.222
   Mucosal 63 19 26  
   Submucosal 17 13 9  
   Advanced 3 0 1