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Table 5 Physical condition (ECOG)

From: Latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap repair is effective after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced breast cancer

  Prechemotherapy Post-chemotherapy Post-operation Non-operating P value
  n = 137 n = 5  
II B 1.5 ± 0.45 1 ± 0.32 0.48 ± 0.37   ≤ 0.001
III A 1.77 ± 0.26 1.36 ± 0.32 0.91 ± 0.44   ≤ 0.001
III B 2.36 ± 0.67 1.59 ± 0.44 1 ± 0.32   ≤ 0.001
III C 2.78 ± 0.34 1.74 ± 0.52 1.32 ± 0.34   ≤ 0.001
Skin invasion and ulceration
 Yes 3.26 ± 0.57 2.14 ± 0.25 1.43 ± 0.42   ≤ 0.001
 No 2.51 ± 0.48 1.76 ± 0.31 1.21 ± 0.24   ≤ 0.001