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Table 4 Histopathological findings of the lymph nodes

From: Perioperative chemotherapy versus neoadjuvant chemoradiation for patients with adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus in Austria: a retrospective analysis

  CROSS
n = 53
EOX
n = 51
p value
Lymph node counts a
 Total LNs (range) 22 (5-38) 29 (1–58) 0.020
 Metastatic LNs (range) 3 (0-14) 3 (0-28) 0.707
 Not affected LNsb 16 (30.1%) 25 (49.0%) 0.269
  1. aData are mean ± standard deviation
  2. bnumber of patients without affected lymph nodes