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Table 3 Factors influencing therapy and lymph node yield (linear regression)

From: The effect of preoperative chemoradiotherapy on lymph nodes harvested in TME for rectal cancer

  Variable Lymph nodes SD P value
  Total 13.6 7.3  
Tumor grade:     0.08
  G1 (5) 13.2 6.8  
  G2 (76) 14.1 7.3  
  G3 (10) 19.7 7.0  
  Gx (20) 8.4 3.7  
Stage:     0.46
  0 (7) 11.7 5.4  
  I (31) 12 6.4  
  II (22) 15.5 8.3  
  III (39) 15.8 7.3  
  X (12) 7.9 4.5  
Surgical approach:     0.19
  Open (38) 15.8 8.3  
  Laparoscopy (73) 12.4 6.4  
Neoadjuvant:     0.05
  No (61) 15.3 7.7  
  Yes (50) 11.5 6.5