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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics and operative results of the patients

From: An automatically contamination-avoiding technique for intracorporeal esophagojejunostomy using a transorally inserted anvil during laparoscopic total gastrectomy for gastric cancer

Variable Value
Demography  
 Male/female, n 10/4
 Age, years 59.0 ± 12.1
 Body mass index, kg/m2 23.4 ± 2.2
Operation  
 Overall operation time, min 193.8 ± 41.8
 Overall reconstruction time, min 32.6 ± 4.6
 Time for anvil placement, min 8.4 ± 4.0
 Time for esophagojejunostomy, min 23.8 ± 5.2
 Estimated blood loss, ml 105.7 ± 65.4
Pathology  
 Stagea I/II/III, n 1/3/10
 Proximal margin, cm 3.6 ± 1.7
 No. of retrieved lymph nodes 33.9 ± 18.1
Immediate postoperative course  
 First flatus, mean, days 3.3 ± 0.7
 Hospital duration, mean, days 8.7 ± 3.2
 Mortality, n 0
 Short-term anastomosis-related complications, n 0
Esophagojejunostomy diameter, cm 2.3 ± 0.3
Follow-up  
 Follow-up period (median, range), months 12 (6 to 24)
 Long-term complications, n 0
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation unless otherwise indicated. aAccording to the American Joint Committee on Cancer seventh edition.