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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and treatment of stage III GC patients

From: Venous invasion as a risk factor for recurrence after gastrectomy followed by chemotherapy for stage III gastric cancer

Variables Number Percent
Total 97  
Gender
 Male 61 63%
 Female 36 37%
Age
  ≥65 51 53%
  <65 46 47%
Tumor location
 U 19 20%
 M 28 29%
 L 32 33%
 Whole 18 19%
Tumor major axis(mm)
  ≥90 33 34%
  <90 64 66%
T-stage
 T2 / T3 27 28%
 T4 70 72%
N-stage
 N1/ N2 47 48%
 N3 50 52%
Histopathological type
 Differentiated 31 32%
 Undifferentiated 66 68%
Venous invasion
 Present 49 51%
 Absent 48 49%
Lymphatic invasion
 Present 87 90%
 Absent 10 10%
Surgical procedure
 Total gastrectomy 53 55%
 Distal gastrectomy 44 45%