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Table 2 Complications in patients undergoing gastrectomy with and without splenectomy (n = 214) a

From: Is concomitant splenectomy beneficial for the long-term survival of patients with gastric cancer undergoing curative gastrectomy? A single-institution study

Complications G + S (n = 100) GA (n = 114)
Intestinal obstruction 1 (1) 3 (3)
Pneumonia 1 (1) 1 (1)
Abdominal abscess 7 (7) 2 (2)
Anastomotic leakage 7 (7) 0 (0)
Other 8 (8) 5 (4)
  1. Abbreviations: G + S gastrectomy plus splenectomy, G-A gastrectomy alone.
  2. aData are given as n (%).