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Table 2 Abnormal findings demonstrated by imaging examinations, which may affect treatment indication or strategy for eEGC

From: Essential pre-treatment imaging examinations in patients with endoscopically-diagnosed early gastric cancer

Abnormal findings No. of patients Modality
   CT US BE CR
Biliary tract stone *a) 14 8 11 - -
Hepatocellular carcinoma *c) 1 1 1 - -
Renal cell carcinoma *c) 1 1 1 - -
Pancreatic IPMT *b) *c) 1 1 0 - -
Colorectal carcinoma *c) 6 2 0 6 -
Colorectal polyp (benign) *c) 10 0 0 10 -
Pulmonary adenocarcinoma *c) 1 - - - 1
Cardiomegaly 2 - - - 2
  1. a) In 11 of 14 patients gallstones were confirmed on US. In the other three patients gallstones were confirmed by CT, but no abdominal US were performed. CT did not demonstrated gallstones in three patients, in whom gallstones were confirmed by US.
  2. b) Intraductal papillary mucinous tumor.
  3. c) All were pathologically proven.