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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of patients with perforated gastric cancer.

From: Perforated gastric carcinoma: a report of 10 cases and review of the literature

Variable Number of Patients
Age
   Range (yr)/Mean 50–82/68
Sex
   Male 6/10
   Female 4/10
Preoperative diagnosis
   Perforation 10/10
   Cancer 3/10
Location
   Lower third 8/10
   Middle third 1/10
   Upper third 1/10
Serosal invasion*
   Absent 4/6
   Present 2/6
Lauren histological type*
   Diffuse 1/5
   Intestinal 4/5
Lymph node metastasis*
   Absent 4/6
   Present 2/6
Stage of disease
   I 1/10
   II 2/10
   III 3/10
   IV 4/10
Surgery
   Gastrectomy 6/10
   Local repair 4/10
Lymph node dissection
   Extended (D2, D3) 2/6
   Limited (D0, D1) 4/6
  1. *data not available for all patients.