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Table. 1.

Curability Criteria for Endoscopic Resection of Early Gastric Cancer in the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association Guidelines

Curative criteria
En bloc resection, negative resection margin, no LVI, and:
Curability A
(1) Differentiated type, mucosa, and no ulceration
(2) Differentiated type, tumor size ≤30 mm, mucosa, ulceration
Curability B
(1) Undifferentiated type, tumor size ≤20 mm, mucosa, no ulceration
(2) Differentiated type, tumor size ≤30 mm, submucosa
Curability C-1
Meeting the criteria for curability A or B but piecemeal resection or resection en bloc with a positive horizontal margin
Curability C-2
Not meeting the criteria for curability A, B, C-1
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