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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 21, 2008; 14(15): 2440-2447
Published online Apr 21, 2008. doi: 10.3748/WJG.14.2440
Table 3 Univariate and multivariate analysis of clinicopathologic factors potentially associated with the pattern of hepatic metastases after radical gastrectomy
Cases of hepatic metastases after surgery
FactornH1H2H3Univariate P valueMultivariate P valueOdds ratio
Age
≤ 50 yr132740.2210.0982.034
51-69 yr5591531---
≥ 70 yr19199---
Gender
Male771130360.1260.1680.202
Female10118---
Gastric carcinoma
Size
≤ 5 cm391013160.0140.6180.758
> 5 cm4821828---
Location
Proximal2535170.1800.9851.006
Middle17188---
Distal4381817---
Diffuse2002---
Histologic differentiation
Poorly undifferentiated42412260.1180.6210.763
Well, moderately4581918---
Vascular invasion
Absent701228300.0110.1904.267
Present170314---
Neural invasion
Absent741228340.0870.8441.235
Present130310---
Depth of invasion1
T14310< 0.0010.0372.078
T2266137---
T34831332---
T49045---
Lymph node metastases1
N131713110.0730.1941.634
N23751319---
N3190514---
No. 12 lymph node group metastases
Absent751225380.2560.2240.277
Present12066---
No. 8 lymph node group metastases
Absent721126350.6030.6771.483
Present15159---
Lauren classification
Intestinal36101790.0010.0052.552
Diffuse290821---
Mixed222614---
Surgical procedure
Esophago-proximal2338120.8070.6981.122
Proximal subtotal8125---
Distal subtotal4581621---
Total11056---
Ascites
Absent57921270.6440.9841.012
Present3031017---
Soft Tissue Invasion
Absent47622190.0570.7651.179
Present406925---

Citation: Deng JY, Liang H, Sun D, Zhan HJ, Zhang RP. Analysis of risk factors for the interval time, number and pattern of hepatic metastases from gastric cancer after radical gastrectomy. World J Gastroenterol 2008; 14(15): 2440-2447