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Table 1 Localization and distribution of 1-3 positive lymph nodes in 289 patients with gastric cancer

From: A novel insight of sentinel lymph node concept based on 1-3 positive nodes in patients with pT1-2 gastric cancer

  Tumor Location
station L (%) M (%) U (%)
no.1 8 (3.9) 3 (10.7) 24 (44.4)
no.2 - 1 (3.6) 9 (16.7)
no.3 62 (30.0) 13 (46.4) 15 (27.8)
no.4d 37 (17.9) 6 (21.4) 4 (7.4)
no.5 29 (14.0) 5 (17.9) 0
no.6 75 (36.2) 2 (7.1) 0
no.7 12 (5.8) 3 (10.7) 6 (11.1)
no.8a 13 (6.3) 1 (3.6) 4 (7.4)
no.9 3 (1.4) 0 2 (3.7)
no.10 0 - 1 (1.9)
no.11p 3 (1.4) 0 2 (3.7)
no.12a 0 1 (3.6) 0
compartment (JCGC)    
N1 170 (82.1) 24 (85.7) 43 (79.6)
N2 37 (17.9) 4 (14.3) 11 (20.4)
number of station    
1 172 (83.1) 21 (75.0) 41 (75.9)
2 35 (16.9) 7 (25.0) 13 (24.1)