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Table 2 Clinical outcomes for different endoscopic resection techniques

From: Multiband mucosectomy versus endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic submucosal excavation for GI submucosal tumors: short and long term follow-up

  ESD group (39) MBM group (60) ESE group (36) P value
Mean resected specimen size (mm) 21.4 14.8 28.3 < 0.001
Endoscopic complete resection rate (%) 39 (100%) 59 (98.3%) 36 (100%) 0.442
En bloc resection rate (%)
 < 15 mm 13 (92.8%) 41 (97.6%) 14 (100%) 0.597
 ≥ 15 mm 24 (96%) 8 (44.4%) 21 (95.5%) 0.000
Pathologic complete resection rate (%)
 < 15 mm 13 (93%) 40 (95.2%) 13 (93%) 0.915
 ≥ 15 mm 23 (92%) 8 (44.4%) 21 (95.5%) 0.000
Procedure time (minutes) 91 ± 43 24 ± 11 101 ± 39 < 0.01
Complications (%)
 Perforation 4 (10.3%) 0 (0%) 4 (11.1%) 0.03
 < 15 mm 0 0 0
 ≥ 15 mm 4 0 4 0.035
 Massive bleeding 4 (10.3%) 0 (0%) 4 (11.1%) 0.03
 < 15 mm 0 0 0
 ≥ 15 mm 4 0 4 0.035
 Minor bleeding 3 (7.7%) 4 (6.7%) 3 (8.3%) 0.952
 < 15 mm 0 1 1 0.643
 ≥ 15 mm 3 3 2 0.804
 others 2 (5.1%) 1 (1.7%) 2 (5.5%) 0.503
Conversion to open surgery 3 (7.69%) 0 (0) 1 (2.8%) 0.057
4-year local recurrence (%) 2 (5.1%) 4 (6.7%) 1 (2.7%) 0.945