Table 6

Correct staging of submucosal carcinomas by endoscopic ultrasonography (HR-EUS) and endoscopy (HR-E) in relation to the different locations of the carcinoma (oesophagogastric junction v tubular oesophagus) and kappa values

Kappa value95% CIp Value
95% CI, 95% confidence interval.
Oesophagogastric junction
    HR-EUS/HR-EHR-EUS/HR-EHR-EUS/HR-E
        0.042/0.346−0.211–0.296/0.072–0.6190.262/0.352
Other locations
    0.836/0.7760.656–1.016/0.584–0.9670.954/1.000
Test for equal kappa coefficientsp<0.001/p = 0.012