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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Improved detection of metastatic lymph nodes in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma by combined interpretation of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography

Characteristics Value
Age (years) 63 ± 8
Gender (male) 194 (95.6)
Locations
 Upper thoracic 14 (6.9)
 Middle thoracic 58 (28.6)
 Lower thoracic 118 (58.1)
 Upper to mid-thoracic 1 (0.5)
 Mid to lower thoracic 12 (5.9)
Histologic grade
 Well-differentiated 41 (20.2)
 Moderate 108 (53.2)
 Poor 21 (10.3)
 Undetermined 33 (16.3)
Total 203
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or n (%)