Table 3

Tumor downstaging rates

Clinical stage before treatmentPathology stage after operationNo. (%)
T stage
 cT3ypT03 (8.3)
ypT13 (8.3)
ypT22 (5.6)
ypT33 (8.3)
 cT4ypT04 (11.1)
ypT15 (13.9)
ypT25 (13.9)
ypT35 (13.9)
ypT4a6 (16.7)
N stage
 cN0ypN02 (5.6)
 cN1ypN014 (38.9)
ypN11 (2.8)
ypN21 (2.8)
ypN32 (5.6)
 cN2ypN06 (16.7)
ypN14 (11.1)
ypN22 (5.6)
ypN33 (8.3)
 cN3ypN01 (2.8)
Overall tumor, node, metastases stage
 IIBI2 (5.6)
 III07 (19.4)
I12 (33.3)
II6 (16.7)
III9 (25.0)