Table 1

Comparison between Mod*1 and Wel*2 by a univariate analysis

Mod (n = 71)

Well (n = 212)

P value


Lymph node involvement

44(62.0%)

74(34.9%)

<0.0001

Lymphatic permeation

65(91.5)

146(68.9)

0.0001

Venous permeation

59(83.1)

126(59.4)

0.0003

Depth of invasion (T3T4)

66(93.0)

161(75.9)

0.0018

Liver metastasis

15(21.1)

20(9.4)

0.0096

Carcinomatous peritonitis

7(9.9)

6(2.8)

0.0143

Age (60<)

52(73.2)

142(67.0)

0.3256

Gender (female)

29(40.8)

84(39.6)

0.8556

Lung metastasis

1(1.4)

3(1.4)

0.9967


*1 Mod: Moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma;

*2 Wel: Well differentiated adenocarcinoma

Yokoyama et al. BMC Surgery 2010 10:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-10-8

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