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Table 2 Sites and the general morphologic and histologic characteristics of EGCs

From: Multi-disciplinary team for early gastric cancer diagnosis improves the detection rate of early gastric cancer

  Before MDT During MDT
Lesion location
 Gastric fundus 0 4
 Lesser curvature of gastric corpus 2 1
 Greater curvature of gastric corpus 5 2
 Posterior of gastric corpus 0 4
 Anterior of gastric corpus 0 1
 Gastric angle 2 11
 Gastric antrum 7 22
Morphological characteristic
 0–I 0 1
 0–IIb 0 2
 0–IIa 2 8
 0–IIc 4 11
 0–IIa + IIc 6 14
 0-IIc + IIa 0 2
 0-III 4 7
Histological characteristic
 Total number of HGIN 9 25
 Tub.1and Tub.2. 4 12
 Por 1 3 6
 Sig 0 2
Depth of tumor invasion
 T1a 13 38
 T1b 3 7
  1. Tub.1, well-differentiated adenocarcinoma;Tub.2, moderately-differentiated adenocarcinoma; Por 1, poorly-differentiated adenocarcinoma; Sig, signet-ring cell carcinoma; EGC, early gastric cancer; HGIN, high-grade intraepithelial neoplasias. T1a, Tumor confined to the mucosa (M); T1b, Tumor confined to the submucosa (SM)