Retrospective Study
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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 7, 2016; 22(29): 6736-6741
Published online Aug 7, 2016. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v22.i29.6736
Table 3 Relationship between the number of risk factors (a tumor larger than or equal to 2.0 cm, the presence of lymphatic vessel involvement, and the presence of intermingled components of signet-ring-cell cancer cells) and lymph node metastasis in intramucosal poorly differentiated early gastric cancer
Number of risk factorsLymph metastasis rate
None0% (0/54)
One9.1% (1/11)
Two22.2% (2/9)
Three57.1% (4/7)