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Table 3 Comparison of Clinicopathologic Characteristics of distal pancreatectomy for PDAC

From: LDP vs ODP for pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a case matched study from a single-institution

Variables LDP (n = 17) ODP (n = 34) P value
Tumor size (cm) 3.5 (2.3–5.5) 3.9 (1.8–5.5) 0.664
Tumor stage    0.090
T1 0 (0) 0 (0)  
T2 3 (17.6) 4 (11.8)  
T3 12 (70.6) 30 (88.2)  
T4 2 (3.9) 0 (0)  
Total LN 9 (5–15) 8 (2–22) 0.534
N1 (positive) 7 (41.2) 19 (55.9) 0.382
Tumor differentitation    0.145
Well 3 (17.6) 7 (23.5)  
Moderate 6 (35.3) 19 (55.9)  
Poor 8 (47.1) 8 (20.6)  
Perineural invasion 12 (70.6) 25 (29.4) 1.000
Adjuvant treatment 13 (76.5) 26 (76.5) 1.000
Recurrences 11 (64.7) 16 (47.1) 0.372