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Table 3 Characteristics of colorectal polyps treated with endoscopic mucosal resection in Group A (epinephrine–saline injection) and Group B (hypertonic saline injection)

From: Colorectal endoscopic mucosal resection with submucosal injection of epinephrine versus hypertonic saline in patients taking antithrombotic agents: propensity-score-matching analysis

 Group AGroup BP value
Number of polyps (n)2.6 ± 1.92.9 ± 2.60.35
Size of polyps (mm)10.0 ± 5.810.0 ± 5.00.94
Location of polyps  0.16
 Cecum2 (2.0%)4 (3.9%) 
 Accending25 (24.5%)27 (26.5%) 
 Transverse17 (16.6%)26 (25.5%) 
 Descending13 (12.8%)4 (3.9%) 
 Sigmoid35 (34.3%)34 (33.3%) 
 Rectum10 (9.8%)7 (6.9%) 
Macroscopic classification  0.31
 0-Is33 (32.3%)37 (36.3%) 
 0-Ip20 (19.6%)19 (18.6%) 
 0-Isp33 (32.4%)21 (20.6%) 
 0-IIa7 (6.9%)14 (13.7%) 
 0-IIc2 (2.0%)4 (3.9%) 
 Laterally spreading tumor7 (6.9%)7 (6.9%) 
Histological classification  0.49
 Adenoma80 (78.4%)80 (78.4%) 
 Adenocarcinoma18 (17.7%)14 (13.7%) 
 Hyperplastic polyp3 (2.9%)4 (3.9%) 
 Others1 (1.0%)4 (3.9%) 
  1. Results are presented as mean ± SD or number of patients