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Table 6 Site of recurrence in patients with 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
Peritoneal metastasis 0.703
 Present 3 (13.0) 5 (20.0)  
 Absent 20 (87.0) 20 (80.0)  
Hematogenous metastasis 0.020
 Present 7 (30.4) 1 (4.0)  
 Absent 16 (69.6) 24 (96.0)  
Lymph node metastasis 1.000
 Present 5 (21.7) 5 (20.0)  
 Absent 18 (78.3) 20 (80.0)  
Local recurrence 0.479
 Present 1 (4.3) 0 (0)  
 Absent 22 (95.7) 25 (100)  
  1. Data are presented as number (percentage) of patients
  2. EP elderly patient, NEP non-elderly patient