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Table 4 The frequency of lymph node metastases according to the tumors depth of invasion into the esophagus wall

From: Long-term survival from adenocarcinoma of the esophagus after transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy

   All resections  
T-stage no pN 0 (%) pN 1 (%)  P 
pT 1 13 11 (85) 2 (15) * P <0.02
pT 2 22 9 (41) 13 (59)  
pT 3 53 14 (26) 39 (74)  
  1. * P <0.02, pT1 different from pT2 and pT3 by Fisher’s exact test.