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Table 2 Median wait times for endoscopy pre and post intervention stratified by primary tumour site and indication for endoscopy

From: Time to endoscopic intervention in patients with upper gastrointestinal patients can be improved with pathway provision

  Median wait times (days) p-value
Pre-intervention Post-intervention
Tumour site
 Gastric 4.0 1.0 0.029
 Oesophageal 3.5 1.5 0.074
 GOJ 4.5 1.0 0.23
 CUP 4.5 -  
 Colorectal 2.0 2.0  
 Cholangiocarcinoma 1.0 -  
 Duodenal 4.0 -  
 Pancreas - 1.0  
Indication
 Bleeding 2.0 1.0 0.04
 Obstructive symptoms 3.0 1.0 0.051
 Other 8.5 5  
  1. GOJ – gastro-oesophageal junction, CUP – cancer of unknown primary