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Table 3 Clinicopathologic features of RGC according to reconstruction method

From: Clinicopathologic features of remnant gastric cancer after curative distal gastrectomy according to previous reconstruction method: a retrospective cohort study

VariablesRGC-B I
(n = 13)
RGC-B II
(n = 35)
p valueOR95% CI for ORp value
Interval (years)      
 < 55 (38.5%)10 (28.6%)0.0241--
 ≥ 5, < 107 (53.8%)8 (22.9%)0.5710.130~2.5030.458
 ≥ 101 (7.7%)17 (48.6%)8.5000.865~83.4930.066
Recurrence site      
 Non-anastomosis11 (84.6%)10 (28.6%)0.0011--
 Anastomosis2 (15.4%)25 (71.4%)13.7502.574~73.4550.002
Differentiation      
 Differentiated6 (46.2%)15 (42.9%)0.8381--
 Undifferentiated7 (53.8%)20 (57.1%)1.1430.314~4.1090.838
Previous cancer stage      
 Stage I11 (84.6%)19 (54.3%)0.1511--
 Stage II1 (7.7%)10 (28.6%) 5.7890.651~51.5050.115
 Stage III1 (7.7%)6 (17.1%) 3.2720.369~32.7430.277
Previous PRM (cm)      
 < 33 (23.1%)6 (17.1%)0.6871--
 ≥ 310 (76.9%)29 (82.9%) 1.4500.304~6.9090.641
 Total6.4 ± 3.65.7 ± 3.90.580   
Previous LI      
 Positive3 (23.1%)14 (40.0%)0.3302.2220.518~9.5370.283
 Negative10 (76.9%)21 (60.0%) 1--
Previous VI      
 Positive1 (7.7%)2 (5.7%)1.0000.7270.060~8.7690.802
 Negative12 (92.3%)33 (94.3%) 1--
Lauren classification      
 Intestinal4 (30.8%)13 (37.1%)0.9041--
 Diffuse5 (38.5%)13 (37.1%)0.8000.174~3.6690.774
 Mixed4 (30.8%)9 (25.7%)0.6920.136~3.5180.658
  1. RGC, remnant gastric cancer; RGC-B I, remnant gastric cancer after Billroth I reconstruction; RGC-B II, remnant gastric cancer after Billroth II reconstruction; OR, odds ratio; PRM, proximal resection margin; LI, lymphatic invasion; VI, vascular invasion; p value, p value for chi-square test; p value, p value for odds ratio