Table 1

Demographic data of the patients

Details

Billroth I

Billroth II


Number of patients

626

183

Age group (years)

≤60

355

100

61-70

146

39

≥71

125

44

Sex

Male

394

127

Female

232

56

Type of resection

Radical gastrectomy

599

160

Palliative gastrectomy

27

23

Malignancy

Primary tumor

323

83

Lymph node metastasis

292

97

Distant metastasis

11

3

Automatic stapler

No

403

131

Median value

Yes

221

52

PS

15

15

OSS

18

18


* Including recurrent gastric cancer.

Sah et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:428   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-428

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