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Table 3 Pathological findings, surgical outcomes, and postoperative course

From: Laparoscopic completion gastrectomy in elderly patients with remnant gastric cancer: a case series

  LCG
n = 6
OCG
n = 15
p
Operative time (min; median, range) 310.5, 249.5–337.8 263.0, 241.5–325.0 0.791
Blood loss (ml; median, range) 50, 20.0–65.0 465, 264.5–714.0 0.002
Open conversion, n (%) 1 (17%) 0 0.105
Number of retrieved LNs (median, range) 7, 4–10 3, 1–6 0.171
pT    0.869
 T1 2 (33%) 5 (33%)
 T2 0 0
 T3 1 (17%) 4 (26%)
 T4 3 (50%) 6 (40%)
pN    0.642
 N0 6 (100%) 13 (87%)
 N1 0 1 (7%)
 N2 0 1 (7%)
 N3 0 0
pM    0.347
 M0 6 (100%) 13 (87%)
 M1 0 2 (13%)
pStage    0.562
 IA 2 (33%) 5 (33%)
 IB 0 0
 IIA 1 17%) 3 (20%)
 IIB 0 0
 IIIA 3 (50%) 3 (20%)
 IIIB 0 0
 IIIC 0 2 (13%)
 IV 0 2 (13%)
Postoperative hospitalization (days; median, range) 9, 7.3–13.8 9, 8.5–17.5 0.410
Intake of solid food (days; median, range) 4, 3.3–4.0 3, 3.0–4.0 0.867
Postoperative complication (C-D grade ≥ II) 3 (50%) 5 (33%) 0.477
Mortality within 30 days after surgery 0 0
  1. LCG laparoscopic completion gastrectomy, OCG open completion gastrectomy, LN lymph node, C-D Clavien–Dindo