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Table 2 Rates of lymph node metastasis. Lymph node metastasis is stratified into L (long) group and S (short) group and evaluated

From: Surgical treatment strategy for esophagogastric junction cancers based on the tumor diameter

  Total (n = 48) L group (32) S group [15] P value
Sex
 Male 42 (87.8%) 29 (87.9) 13 (81.3) 0.643
 Female 6 (12.2%) 3 (12.1) 3 (18.7)  
Age 66.1 62.6 68 0.416
pN (+) total 30 (62.5%) 22 (68.8) 7 (43.8) 0.55
pN (+) mediastinum 4 (8.3%) 4 (12.5) 0 (0) 0.29
 upper mediastinum 0 0 0 0.85
 middle mediastinum 1 1 0  
 lower mediastinum 3 3 0