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Table 1 General characteristics of 1243 patients

From: Analysis of risk factors and prevention strategies for functional delayed gastric emptying in 1243 patients with distal gastric cancer

Items Overall (n = 1243) With FDGE (n = 53) Without FDGE (n = 1190) P value
Male sex 801 (64.4%) 35 (66.0%) 766 (64.6%) 0.884
Age (years) 53.444 ± 9.389 62.151 ± 11.360 53.056 ± 9.105 < 0.001
BMI(kg/m2) 22.162 ± 3.095 24.032 ± 2.670 22.078 ± 3.086 < 0.001
Smoking history 256 (20.6%) 14 (26.4%) 242 (20.3%) 0.298
History of abdominal surgery 160(12.9%) 7(13.2%) 153(12.9%) 0.836
Preoperative pyloric obstruction 114(9.2%) 27(50.9%) 87(7.3%) < 0.001
Preoperative albumin (g/L) 42.022 ± 4.344 41.556 ± 4.610 42.042 ± 4.333 0.435
Preoperative hemoglobin (g/L) 137.370 ± 12.745 131.415 ± 23.742 130.324 ± 12.041 0.741
Postoperative albumin (g/L) 34.139 ± 3.731 32.226 ± 4.060 34.135 ± 3.717 0.862
Postoperative hemoglobin (g/L) 115.930 ± 13.409 119.264 ± 22.059 115.782 ± 12.885 0.259
Preoperative anxiety     0.958
 None 751 (60.4%) 32 (60.4%) 719 (60.4%)  
 Counseling 219 (17.6%) 11 (20.8%) 262 (22.0%)  
 Drugs 273 (22.0%) 10 (18.9%) 209 (17.6%)  
Operation time (min) 186.238 ± 21.486 189.094 ± 52.711 186.111 ± 18.982 0.683
Operation blood loss (ml) 171.440 ± 52.732 181.132 ± 89.911 171.008 ± 50.915 0.388
Approach     0.183
 Opening 832 (66.9%) 31 (58.5%) 801 (67.3%)  
 Laparoscopy 411 (33.1%) 22 (41.5%) 389 (32.7%)  
Reconstruction     0.079
 Roux-en-Y 442 (35.6%) 25 (47.2%) 417 (35.0%)  
 Uncut Roux-en-Y 801 (64.4%) 28 (52.8%) 773 (65.0%)  
Volume of residual stomach     0.018
 LGPA preserved 560 (45.1%) 14 (26.4%) 546 (45.9%)  
 LGPA ligation 322 (25.9%) 17 (32.1%) 305 (25.6%)  
 First branch of SGA ligation 361 (29.0%) 22 (41.5%) 339 (28.5%)  
Position of anastomosis     < 0.001
 Greater curvature parallel 142 (11.4%) 10 (18.9%) 132 (11.1%)  
 Greater curvature perpendicular 222 (17.9%) 21 (39.6%) 201 (16.9%)  
 Middle position of gastric posterior wall 879 (70.7%) 22 (41.5%) 857 (72.0%)  
Stapler type     < 0.001
 Circle stapler 879 (70.7%) 24 (45.3%) 855 (50.5%)  
 Linear stapler 364 (29.3%) 29 (54.7%) 335 (49.5%)  
Position of afferent loop     0.670
 Greater curvature 731 (58.8%) 33 (62.3%) 698 (58.7%)  
 Lesser curvature 512 (41.2%) 20 (37.7%) 492 (41.3%)