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Table 3 Nutritional status, endoscopic findings and GQLI score one year after surgery

From: Isoperistaltic versus antiperistaltic uncut Roux-en-Y anastomosis after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer: a propensity score matched analysis

  ANTI (n = 183) ISO (n = 183) P
n % n %
Follow-up rate 152 83.1 156 85.3  
Body weight, mean ± SDa 90.7 ± 8.4 91.1 ± 7.9 0.659
Hemoglobin, mean ± SDa 97.2 ± 7.5 96.9 ± 8.1 0.457
Albumin, mean ± SDa 104.3 ± 9.5 105.2 ± 10.1 0.334
Endoscopic findings 145 79.2 139 76.0  
Interval, month, mean ± SDb 16.1 ± 2.5 15.6 ± 3.3 0.726
Residual food
 Grade 0 114 78.6 99 71.2 0.432
 Grade 1 13 9.0 18 12.9  
 Grade 2 11 7.6 16 11.5  
 Grade 3 7 4.8 6 4.3  
 Grade 4 0 0.0 0 0.0  
Gastritis
 Grade 0 101 69.7 109 78.4 0.036
 Grade 1 29 20.0 28 20.1  
 Grade 2 13 9.0 2 1.4  
 Grade 3 1 0.7 0 0  
 Grade 4 1 0.7 0 0  
Bile reflux
 Grade 0 101 69.7 110 79.1 0.068
 Grade 1 44 30.3 29 20.9  
GQLI score, mean ± SD 108.8 ± 18.5 112.5 ± 17.2 0.104
  1. GQLI gastrointestinal quality of life index
  2. aRelative value
  3. bInterval between surgery and endoscopic examination