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Table 1 Detailed information about the patients and SMTs of STER and ESE group

From: Comparison of different endoscopic resection techniques for submucosal tumors originating from muscularis propria at the esophagogastric junction

Detailed information STER ESE P value
Characteristics of patients
 Number 40 50 /
 Average age (years) 52.05 ± 10.15 53.06 ± 8.84 0.143, NS a
 Gender ratio (M/F) 22/18 16/34 0.028
Characteristics of tumor
 Number 44 50 /
 Size (mm) 22.05 ± 7.667 15.32 ± 7.770 0.000
 Location (%)
  Esophagus cardiac 14 (31.82) 6 (12) /
  Cardiac 14 (31.82) 6 (12) /
  Cardiac-gastric fundus 16 (36.36) 38 (76) 0.000
 Pathological type (%)
  Leiomyoma 31 (70.45) 34 (68.00) /
  GIST 10 (22.73) 14 (28) /
  Schwannoma 2 (4.55) 2 (4) /
  Lipoma 1 (2.27) 0 0.699, NS a
  1. M/F Male/Female, GIST gastrointestinal stromal tumor, ESE endoscopic submucosal excavation, STER submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection; aNo Significance