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Table 3 Rates of lymph node recurrence. Lymph node recurrence 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
Recurrence 16 (33.3%) 14 (43.8) 2 (12.5) 0.17
 lymph node metastasis 9 (18.8%) 7 (21.9) 2 (12.5) 0.79
 upper mediastinum 1 1 0 0.83
 middle mediastinum 2 2 0  
 lower mediastinum 0 0 0  
 others 6 4 2 0.65