Table 2

A multivariate analysis of the lymph node involvement

P value

RR*1(95% CI*2)


Lymphatic permeation

0.0127

2.650 (1.232-5.704)

Liver metastasis

0.0240

2.804 (1.145-6.867)

Mod differentiated * 3

0.0291

1.991 (1.073-3.697)


*1 RR, Relative Risk; *2 95%CI, 95% Confidence Interval;

*3 Mod differentiated: Moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma

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

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