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Table 5 Characteristics of cases with tumor recurrence (n = 9/327)

From: Clinicopathological characteristics and treatment strategies in early gastric cancer: a retrospective cohort study

Case Extent of gastrectomy Tumor depth * Ulceration Main histologic type L V pN Initial recurrence site DFS, months OS, months Status
1 Distal sm1 Yes sig 1 0 3 Bone 53 58 Deceased
2 Distal sm2 Yes por 1 1 1 Liver 2 3 Deceased
3 Total sm2 Yes por 1 0 0 Peritoneum 7 8 Deceased
4 Total sm2 Yes por 1 1 1 Liver 12 20 Deceased
5 Distal sm2 Yes tub2 1 1 1 Lymph node 12 44 Deceased
6 Distal sm2 Yes por 1 0 1 Liver 14 29 Deceased
7 Distal sm2 No por 1 0 3 Bone 19 21 Deceased
8 Distal sm2 No por 1 1 0 Anastomosis 23 65 Deceased
9 Total sm2 No tub2 1 0 0 Peritoneum 41 44 Deceased
  1. * According to the third English edition of Japanese Classification of Gastric Carcinoma [4].
  2. According to the seventh edition of TNM classification of the International Union Against Cancer [3].
  3. por = poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma; sig = signet-ring cell carcinoma; tub2 = moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma; DFS = disease-free survival; OS = overall survival.