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World J Gastrointest Oncol. Nov 15, 2017; 9(11): 444-451
Published online Nov 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i11.444
Figure 5
Figure 5 Suggested algorithm for the pT staging in early adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus. A: In the first step, the relationship between the tumour and the smooth muscle fibres is determined. The second step includes the measurement of the tumour thickness; B: This table illustrates the combinations of the tumour relationships to the smooth muscle fibres/tumour thickness and the corresponding T-sub-stages. M: Mucosa; SM: Superficial muscularis.