Table 4

Complication rate between Billroth I and Billroth II reconstruction

Complication

P value


Resection

Anastomosis

No

Yes


Radical

Billroth I

483(80.6)

116(19.4)

< 0.001

Billroth II

99(61.9)

61(38.1)

Palliative

Billroth I

17(63.0)

10(37.0)

NS

Billroth II

16(69.6)

7(30.4)


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

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