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Table 2 Correlations with clinicopathological factors, recurrence, and locoregional recurrence in the patients who underwent curative total gastrectomy

From: Prognostic value of the distance of proximal resection margin in patients who have undergone curative gastric cancer surgery

Parameter Recurrence P value Locoregional recurrence P value
  Negative Positive   Negative Positive  
Gender    0.592    <0.001
Male 95 44   29 15  
Female 69 37   36 1  
Age (years)    0.655    0.869
≤60 74 39   31 8  
>60 90 42   34 8  
T-stage    <0.001    0.917
T1 59 0   0 0  
T2 62 16   13 3  
T3 39 58   46 12  
T4 4 7   6 1  
N-stage    <0.001    0.013
N0 83 7   7 0  
N1 42 14   7 7  
N2 13 18   15 3  
N3 26 42   36 6  
Vascular invasion    <0.001    0.400
Absent 131 38   32 6  
Present 33 43   33 10  
Lymphatic invasion    <0.001    0.309
Absent 59 4   4 0  
Present 105 77   61 16  
Neural invasion    <0.001    0.844
Absent 65 6   5 1  
Present 99 75   60 15  
Histology    0.004    0.771
Differentiated 53 12   10 2  
Undifferentiated 111 69   55 14  
Lauren’s classification    0.006    0.021
Intestinal 45 8   6 2  
Diffuse 81 53   47 6  
Mixed 38 20   12 8  
Proximal resection margin (cm)    0.032    0.910
≤2 37 31   25 6  
2 - 4 51 22   17 5  
≥4 76 28   23 5  
Tumor size (cm)    <0.001    0.771
≤2 19 0   0 0  
2 - 5 65 12   10 2  
>5 80 69   55 14  
Tumor location    <0.001    0.122
Lower third 7 7   4 3  
Middle third 83 37   32 5  
Upper third 64 19   13 6  
Entire 10 18   16 2