Table 3

 Endoscopic criteria for submucosal invasion in 224 laterally spreading tumours, non-granular type

sm-Ca./nUnivariate analysisMultivariate analysis
p ValueOdds ratiop Value
sm-Ca, submucosal adenocarcinoma.
Sclerous wall change
    Present13/14<0.00134.900.009
    Absent19/210
Pit pattern
    Present17/19<0.00116.460.020
    Absent15/205
Tumour size
    ⩾20 mm23/67<0.0018.980.001
    <20 mm9/157
Depressed area
    Present9/12<0.0019.70NS
    Absent23/212
Redness
    Present8/8<0.001>100NS
    Absent24/216
Large nodule
    ⩾10 mm2/20.020>100NS
    <10 mm30/222
Fold convergency
    Present3/70.062
    Absent29/217
Chicken skin mucosa
    Present7/280.087
    Absent25/196