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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the direct and traditional groups

From: Direct endoscopic full-thickness resection for submucosal tumors with an intraluminal growth pattern originating from the muscularis propria layer in the gastric fundus

ItemDirect EFTR group(n = 20)Traditional EFTR group(n = 20)P value
Mean age, year52.6 ± 12.854.6 ± 11.8P > 0.05
Gender (male: female)12:810:10 
Tumor size, mm24.3 ± 2.924.0 ± 2.6P > 0.05
Operative time, minute35.0 ± 8.2130.6 ± 51.9P < 0.05
En-bloc resection rate100%100% 
Complications
 Postoperative perforation00
 Postoperative bleeding00
  1. EFTR endoscopic full thickness resection