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Table 2 Comparison of relationship of invasion depth and lymph nodal metastasis of different sites

From: Distinct clinicopathological differences between early gastric cardiac and non-cardiac carcinomas: a single-center retrospective study of 329 radical resection cases

Invasion depth LNM Total (%) EGCC (%) EGNCC (%) p value
M2 With LNM 4 (5.9) 0 (0.0) 4 (6.8) NS
  No LNM 64 (94.1) 9 (100.0) 55 (93.2)  
M3 With LNM 5 (5.6) 0 (0.0) 5 (7.0) NS
  No LNM 85 (94.4) 19 (100.0) 66 (93.0)  
SM1 With LNM 6 (14.0) 0 (0.0) 6 (18.2) NS
  No LNM 37 (86.0) 10 (100.0) 27 (81.8)  
SM2 With LNM 34 (26.6) 7 (21.9) 27 (28.1) NS
  No LNM 94 (73.4) 25 (78.1) 69 (71.9)  
M2 and M3 With LNM 9 (5.7) 0 (0.0) 9 (6.9) NS
  No LNM 149 (94.3) 28 (100.0) 121 (93.1)  
M2 + M3 and SM1 With LNM 15 (7.5) 0 (0) 15 (9.2) < 0.05
  No LNM 186 (92.5) 38 (100.0) 148 (90.8)  
SM1 and SM2 With LNM 40 (23.4) 7 (16.7) 33 (25.6) NS
  No LNM 131 (76.6) 35 (83.3) 96 (74.4)  
Total With LNM 49 (14.9) 7 (10.0) 42 (16.2) NS
  No LNM 280 (85.1) 63 (90.0) 217 (83.8)  
  1. NS not significant
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