Table 6

Comparison of preoperative diagnosis of squamous carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and NSCLC with final tumour classification

Preoperative classification
Postoperative classificationSquamous carcinoma(n = 70)Adenocarcinoma(n = 26)NSCLC(n = 58)
NSCLC, non-small cell lung cancer, not otherwise specified.
Squamous carcinoma87%8%24%
Adenocarcinoma6%80%55%
Other tumour type7%12%21%