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Table 3 Results of univariate analysis for visceral fat loss after gastrectomy

From: Visceral fat changes after distal gastrectomy according to type of reconstruction procedure for gastric cancer

Univariate analysis High VFA loss group Low VFA loss group P
Sex (M/F) 53/23 53/23 1.0000a
Adjuvant chemotherapy (yes/no) 14/62 1/75 0.0006b
Reconstruction (BI/RY) 45/31 59/17 0.0146a
Lymph node dissection (<D2/≥D2) 30/46 49/27 0.0020a
Pathological stage (1 to 2 / 3 to 4) 64/12 75/1 0.0023b
Omentectomy (yes/no) 23/53 5/71 0.0003b
Surgical approach (laparoscopy/laparotomy) 4/72 11/65 0.1002b
  1. aχ2 test; bFisher’s exact test; BI Billroth I, RY Roux-en-Y, VFA, visceral fat area.