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Table 1 The characteristics of patients and tumors

From: Ligation-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection has high complete resection rate in rectal carcinoid tumor

  LEMR EMR Surgery Polypectomy Biopsy
Patient number 25 31 13 30 46
Age 51 ± 16 49 ± 19 43 ± 21 58 ± 15 44 ± 21
Male (%) 40 39 46 37 39
Tumor size (mm) 6 ± 3 5 ± 2 7 ± 5 5 ± 4 6 ± 4
BMI (mean) 23.6 22.9 24.1 22.3 22.5
Average distance to anus (cm) 6.7 6.3 6.5 5.8 6