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Table 3 Clinicopathological factors depending on the distance of the proximal resection margin (PRM) in the patients who underwent curative distal gastrectomy

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

Parameter PRM (cm)   P value
  ≤3 3 - 6 ≥6   
Gender      0.936
Male 47 138 189 374  
Female 24 49 82 106  
Age (years)      0.044
≤60 42 86 119 247  
>60 29 101 152 282  
T-stage      <0.001
T1 29 97 181 307  
T2 23 47 65 135  
T3 18 42 24 84  
T4 1 1 1 3  
N-stage      <0.001
N0 37 106 187 330  
N1 14 42 60 116  
N2 9 22 18 49  
N3 11 17 6 34  
Vascular invasion      0.013
Absent 59 158 248 465  
Present 12 29 23 64  
Lymphatic invasion      0.057
Absent 29 90 144 263  
Present 42 97 127 266  
Neural invasion      0.062
Absent 39 108 176 323  
Present 32 79 95 206  
Histology      <0.001
Differentiated 20 67 146 233  
Undifferentiated 51 120 125 296  
Lauren’s classification      0.199
Intestinal 24 66 127 217  
Diffuse 33 81 81 195  
Mixed 14 40 63 117  
Tumor size (cm)      <0.001
≤3 25 68 151 244  
3 - 5 14 46 60 120  
≥5 32 73 60 165  
Tumor location      <0.001
Lower third 33 87 217 337  
Middle third 38 100 54 192