Table 3

Treatment details of the patients with oesophageal cancer in included in FINEGO

Patients, Number (%)
Total2045 (100.0)
Surgery type
 Gastrectomy191 (9.3)
 Oesophagectomy1767 (86.4)
 Oesophagogastrectomy28 (1.4)
 EMR or ESD59 (2.9)
Surgical approach
 Open1733 (84.7)
 Minimally invasive253 (12.4)
 Not applicable59 (2.9)
Neoadjuvant treatment
 None1581 (77.3)
 Chemotherapy242 (11.8)
 Radiotherapy103 (5.0)
 Chemoradiotherapy119 (5.8)
Hospital volume of oesophagectomy
 1–5 per year535 (26.2)
 6–20 per year766 (37.5)
 Over 20 per year469 (22.9)
 Not applicable275 (13.4)
  • EMR, endoscopic mucosal resection; ESD, endoscopic submucosal dissection; FINEGO, Finnish National Esophagogastric Cancer Cohort.