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Table 3 The characteristics of patients treated with LEMR and EMR

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

  LEMR EMR p value
Patient number 28 25 NS
Age 48 ± 12 50 ± 14 NS
Male (%) 50 52 NS
Tumor size (mm) 6 ± 4 5 ± 3 NS
BMI (mean) 24.2 23.9 NS
Average distance to anus (cm) 6.2 6.4 NS
Complete resection rate (%) 100 52 p < 0.005