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Table 3 Comparison of recurrence sites according to tumor location in patients with adenocarcinoma of the EGJ and the upper third of the stomach

From: Mediastinal lymph node dissection and distal esophagectomy is not essential in early esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma

Recurrence Sites Tumor location P value
Siewert 2 Siewert 3 Upper third
Distant metastasis 20 (60.6%) 27 (79.4%) 55 (91.7%) =0.006
Locoregional 5 (15.2%) 4 (11.8%) 3 (5.0%)
Both 8 (24.2%) 3 (8.8%) 2 (3.3%)
 Near anastomosis 9 5 0
 Mediastinal lymph nodes 2 1 1
 Around celiac axis 1 0 4
 Others 1 1 0