Table 3

A multivariate analysis of the lymphatic Permeation

P value

RR*1(95% CI*2)


Venous permeation

<0.0001

4.713 (2.393-9.281)

Depth of invasion

0.0006

3.571 (1.325-6.161)

Lymph node involvement

0.0074

2.857 (1.073-3.697)

Mod differentiated * 3

0.0390

2.828 (1.054-7.590)


*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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