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Table 1 Baseline patients characteristics

From: Patterns of recurrence in adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction: a retrospective study

Characteristics S (n = 123), n (%) S + CT (n = 183), n (%) P value
Age, years    < 0.001
 Median 65 62  
 Range 42–79 28–81
Sex    0.287
 Male 110 (89.4) 156 (85.2)  
 Female 13 (10.6) 27 (14.8)
Tumor length, cm    0.084
 Median 5 5.5  
 Range 1.8–10.0 1.6–12.0
pT stage/cT stage    0.162
 T2 3 (2.4) 3 (1.6)  
 T3 82 (66.7) 104 (56.8)
 T4a 38 (30.9) 76 (41.5)
pN stage    0.932
 N0 12 (9.8) 16 (8.7)  
 N1 23 (18.7) 38 (20.8)
 N2 39 (31.7) 61 (33.3)
 N3 49 (39.8) 68 (37.2)
pTNM stage    0.617
 IIIa 32 (26.0) 44 (24.0)  
 IIIb 32 (26.0) 41 (22.4)
 IIIc 59 (48.0) 98 (53.6)
Histology    0.770
 Well-differentiated AC 6 (4.9) 10 (5.4)  
 Moderately differentiated AC 35 (28.5) 53 (29.0)
 Poorly differentiated AC 57 (46.3) 75 (41.0)
 Mucinous AC 25 (20.3) 45 (24.6)
Method of resection    0.053
 TTE 70 (56.9) 124 (66.8)  
 TAE 53 (43.1) 59 (32.2)
Number of resected lymph nodes    0.278
 (mean ± SD) 19.21 ± 8.734 20.25 ± 7.848  
cN stage    0.917
 N0 18 (14.6) 26 (14.2)  
 N1 105 (85.4) 157 (85.8)