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1Histological examination of a regional lymphadenectomy specimen includes 14 or less lymph nodes. Depth of invasion, lymph node metastasis, extent of lymph node dissection were recorded in accordance with the Japanese Classification of Gastric Carcinoma. GC: Gastric cancer; LC: Liver cirrhosis; HBV: Hepatitis B virus; HCV: Hepatitis C virus. R0: No residual tumor; R1: Microscopic residual tumor; R2: Macroscopic residual tumor.
Table 3 Intra- and postoperative surgical results using the Child-Pugh classification n (%)