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Table 2 Early outcomes and chemotherapy after gastrojejunostomy and palliative gastrectomy

From: Palliative distal gastrectomy offers no survival benefit over gastrojejunostomy for gastric cancer with outlet obstruction: retrospective analysis of an 11-year experience

  Gastrojejunostomy Gastrectomy P value
(n = 25) (n = 18)
Operative time (min) 165 (102–365) 189 (94–364) 0.08
Intraoperative blood loss (mL) 86 (0–950) 215 (42–790) 0.02
ΔGOOSS    
Median (range) 2 (0–3) 1 (-2–3) 0.13
Morbidity 8 2 0.10
Anastomotic stricture 2 0  
Anastomotic leakage 0 0  
Anorexia 2 1  
Catheter infection 3 0  
Others 1 1  
Number of patients given postoperative chemotherapy 19 15 0.56
Regimens    
S-1 6 5
S-1 + CDDP 13 6
S-1 + Taxane(DTX/PTX) 0 2
Other 0 2
  1. CDDP, Cisplatin; DTX, Docetaxel; GOOSS, Gastric outlet obstruction scoring system; PTX, Paclitaxel.