Table 1

Patient characteristics, tumour site, mean tumour length, and number of primary stents used

UltraflexFlamingo
GOJ, gastro-oesophageal junction.
No of patients3122
    Males2515
Mean (SD) age (y)71.6 (9.7)61.2 (9.6)
No of primary stents
    12822
    231
Mean tumour length (cm)5.35.5
No of tumours involving distal third2416
No of tumours involving the GOJ119