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Table 2 Surgical specimen characteristics

From: Microscopic tumor spread beyond (echo)endoscopically determined tumor borders in esophageal cancer

PatientTumor length (mm)HistologyContraction rate (%)Post-process contraction rate (%)Resection marginMandardMacroscopic tumor beyond EDTB (mm)Microscopic tumor beyond EDTB (mm)
CranialCaudalCranialCaudal
152AC92.2ndR040000
255AC89.195.9R030000
346AC95.7104.5R030000
445AC95.697.7R02nana00
538AC89.5101.5R01nana00
621AC101.4ndR040000
754AC96.3ndR03nana015
866AC98.898.6R03nana010
915SCC92.0ndR01nana00
1045AC94.4ndR040000
1165AC88.697.7R02nana015b
1272SCC92.398.5R030080
1380AC93.097.8R03nana00
1451AC92.9102.3R03nana55
15a88ACnandR030na0na
1636AC97.8ndR02nana00
1751SCC98.099.6R01nana00
1822SCC95.8ndR01nana00
19a37ACnandR020na0na
2027AC97.8ndR040000
2184AC94.5ndR03nana00
2296SCC83.3ndR02nana00
2320AC91.0ndR01nana00
24a98ACnandR040na6na
2543AC95.6ndR03nana00
2679ACnandR02nana00
27a52AC92.7ndR03nanana0
2840SCC92.1ndR02nana00
2929SCC91,7ndR01nana00
3012AC85,2ndR01nana00
3130SCC93,8ndR01nana00
3240SCC93,0ndR01nana00
  1. Patient without fiducial markers on pre-operative imaging excluded from table
  2. Abbreviations: EDTB (echo)endoscopically determined tumor border, AC Adenocarcinoma, SCC Squamous cell carcinoma, nd not determined, na not applicable, R0 Complete resection, mm millimeters. Presented tumor spread is uncorrected for contraction rate
  3. aOnly one EDTB available for evaluation. b Only regressional changes visible, no viable tumor cells