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Table 3 Surgical procedures and short-term outcomes of stage III disease

From: Appraisal of long-time outcomes after curative surgery in elderly patients with gastric cancer: a propensity score matching analysis

  EP group (n = 23) NEP group (n = 25) p value
Type of gastrectomy 0.246
 Distal 11 (47.8) 12 (48.0)  
 Total 10 (43.5) 13 (52.0)  
 Proximal 2 (8.7) 0  
Approach  
 Laparoscopic 5 (21.7) 6 (24.0)  
 Open 18 (78.3) 19 (76.0)  
Lymphadectomy  
  < D2 13 (56.5) 3 (12.0)  
 D2 10 (43.5) 22 (88.0)  
The numbers of analyzed lymph nodes 41.1 ± 22.7 55.8 ± 22.3  
The numbers of positive lymph nodes 9.74 ± 9.22 13.0 ± 17.6  
Adjuvant chemotherapy  
 Present 7 (30.4) 20 (80.0)  
 Absent 16 (69.6) 5 (20.0)  
Postoperative complication (CD≥2)  
 Present 8 (34.8) 6 (24.0)  
 Absent 15 (65.2) 19 (76.0)  
Postoperative complication (CD≥3)  
 Present 5 (21.7) 5 (20.0)  
 Absent 18 (78.3) 20 (80.0)  
Death from another disease  
 Present 4 (17.4) 5 (20.0)  
 Absent 19 (82.6) 20 (80.0)  
Death from primary disease 0.043
 Present 15 (65.2) 9 (36.0)  
 Absent 8 (34.8) 16 (64.0)  
  1. Data are presented as number (percentage) of patients
  2. CD Clavien–Dindo, EP elderly patient, NEP non-elderly patient