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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of the subjects

From: Prophylactic HIPEC with radical D2 gastrectomy improves survival and peritoneal recurrence rates for locally advanced gastric cancer: personal experience from a randomized case control study

CharacteristicsHIPEC Group (n = 40)Control group (n = 40)P value
Sex (n, %)
 Male23 (57.5)23 (57.5)1
 Female17 (42.5)17 (42.5)
 Mean age (years, range)59 ± 10 (23–72)58 ± 10 (36–74)0.95
 Mean KPS score (range)85 ± 6 (70–90)85 ± 6 (70–90)0.979
Histopathology (n, %)
 Adenocarcinoma (poor or moderately differentiated) (n, %)25 (62.5)26 (65)1
 Adenocarcinoma (Mucinous, signet cell or other type) (n, %)15 {37.5)14 (35)
Pre-operative Blood physiological and biochemical Parameters
 WBC (109/L)5.7 ± 1.45.7 ± 1.40.785
 RBC (1012/L)4.2 ± 0.64.3 ± 0.50.78
 Hb (g/L)130 ± 14127 ± 200.339
 Alb (g/L)40 ± 539 ± 40.152
 AST (IU/L)20.4 ± 6.319.4 ± 8.10.094
 ALT (IU/L)20.3 ± 9.317.1 ± 8.20.854
 TB (umol/L)13.2 ± 4.612.9 ± 3.90.456
 DB (umol/L)2.2 ± 1.02.3 ± 0.080.626
 SCr (umol/L)73.5 ± 15.276.8 ± 27.30.134
 K+ (mmol/L)3.95 ± 0.453.84 ± 0.390.456
 Na+ (mmol/L)141 ± 5140 ± 40.334
  1. KPS Karnofsky Performance Score, WBC White Blood Cell Count, RBC Red Blood Cell Count, Hb Hemoglobin, Alb Albumin, AST Aspartate Aminotransferase, ALT Alanine transaminase, TB Total Bilirubin, DB Direct Bilirubin, SCr Serum Creatinine, K+ Potassium Ion, Na+ Sodium Ion, cT3 clinical evidence of sub-serosal invasion, cT4 clinical evidence of serosal invasion