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Table 3 Incidence of 1-3 positive lymph nodes in gastric cancer patients according to the depth of tumor invasion (%)

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

  Lower third Middle third Upper third
station T1 T2a T2b T1 T2a T2b T1 T2a T2b
no.1 0 2
(2.6)
6
(5.5)
3
(60.0)
0 0 1
(33.3)
5
(71.4)
18
(40.9)
no.2 - - - - 1
(12.5)
0 0 1
(14.3)
8
(18.2)
no.3 5
(25.0)
20
(26.0)
37
(33.6)
2
(40.0)
3
(37.5)
8
(53.3)
1
(33.3)
2
(28.6)
12
(27.3)
no.4d 6
(30.0)
15
(19.5)
16
(14.5)
0 1
(12.5)
5
(33.3)
0 0 4
(9.1)
no.5 2
(10.0)
12
(15.6)
15
(13.6)
0 2
(25.0)
3
(20.0)
0 0 0
no.6 5
(25.0)
30
(39.0)
40
(36.4)
0 1
(12.5)
1
(6.7)
0 0 0
no.7 2
(10.0)
5
(6.5)
5
(4.5)
0 2
(25.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(33.3)
0 6
(13.6)
no.8a 1
(5.0)
3
(3.9)
9
(8.2)
1
(20.0)
0 0 - 0 3
(6.8)
no.9 0 2
(2.6)
1
(0.9)
0 0 0 - - 2
(4.5)
no.10 - - 0 - - - - - 1
(2.3)
no.11p - 1
(1.3)
2
(1.8)
- 0 0 - 0 2
(4.5)
no.12a 0 0 0 0 1
(12.5)
0 - 0 0
compartment (JCGC)          
N1 18
(90.0)
64
(83.1)
88
(80.0)
4
(80.0)
6
(75.0)
14
(93.3)
2
(66.7)
7
(100.0)
34
(77.3)
N2 2
(10.0)
13
(16.9)
22
(20.0)
1
(20.0)
2
(25.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(33.3)
- 10
(22.7)
number of station          
1 19
(95.0)
65
(84.4)
89
(80.9)
4
(80.0)
5
(62.5)
12
(80.0)
3
(100.0)
6
(85.7)
32
(72.7)
2 1
(5.0)
12
(15.6)
21
(19.1)
1
(20.0)
3
(37.5)
3
(20.0)
- 1
(14.3)
12
(27.3)