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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of patients

From: Totally laparoscopic gastrectomy using intracorporeally stapler or hand-sewn anastomosis for gastric cancer: a single-center experience of 478 consecutive cases and outcomes

Variable Total (n = 478) TLTG (n = 99) TLDG (n = 379)
Gender (male/female) 265/211 65/34 200/179
Age (years) 59.0 ± 12.0 52.0 ± 13.1 59.5 ± 11.0
BMI (kg/m2) 23.0 ± 3.1 22.9 ± 3.5 23.0 ± 2.9
ASA classification (I/II/III) 282/162/34 59/35/5 223/127/29
Comorbidities (yes) 75 23 52
Tumor size (cm) 4.0 ± 2.1 4.8 ± 2.5 3.9 ± 2.0
Histology (differentiated/undifferentiated) 289/189 64/35 225/154
TNM stage (I/II/III) 168/121/189 47/25/27 121/96/162
  1. Data are means ± standard deviations or number (%)
  2. BMI body mass index, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists