Table 1

Overall accuracy of T staging, stratified according to the location of the cancer

All patients (n=101)Oesophageal cancer (n=32)Gastric cancer (n=33)Pancreatic cancer (n=36)
*p<0.05, **p<0.01 compared with “routine analysis” (McNemar test).
Routine analysis73.3%81.3%66.7%72.2%
Blinded52.5%**50.0%**45.5%*61.1%
Unblinded62.4%*71.9%39.4%**75.0%