Brief Article
Copyright ©2013 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Apr 7, 2013; 19(13): 2092-2096
Published online Apr 7, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i13.2092
Table 1 Missed diagnosis of early gastric cancer or high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia in different parts of the stomach n (%)
LocationsTotal EGC/HGINMissed cases
Gastroesophageal junction198 (42.10)a
Upper stomach body122 (16.67)
Middle stomach body113 (27.27)
Lower stomach body142 (14.29)b
Antrum of stomach335 (15.15)b
Gastric angle143 (21.42)
Total10323 (22.33)
Table 2 Early gastric cancer or high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia missed by endoscopists at our and other hospitals
Lesion locationsOther hospitalsOur hospital
Gastroesophageal junction71
Upper stomach body11
Middle stomach body21
Lower stomach body11
Antrum of stomach23
Gastric angle21
Table 3 Number of biopsies and missed diagnosis n (%)
BiopsiesMissed cases
17 (30.43)
27 (30.43)
36 (26.09)
≥ 43 (13.64)
Total23 (100.00)