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Table 4 Complication rate between Billroth I and Billroth II reconstruction

From: Gastric cancer surgery: Billroth I or Billroth II for distal gastrectomy?

   Complication P value
Resection Anastomosis No Yes  
Radical Billroth I 483(80.6) 116(19.4) < 0.001
  Billroth II 99(61.9) 61(38.1)  
Palliative Billroth I 17(63.0) 10(37.0) NS
  Billroth II 16(69.6) 7(30.4)