Table 2B The incidence of lymphatic vessel invasion in adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia according to the presence of the oesophageal invasion

From: Differences in the histological findings, phenotypic marker expressions and genetic alterations between adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia and distal stomach

  Lymphatic vessel invasion
Tumour stage C-Ca without oesophageal invasion C-Ca with oesophageal invasion
Early n=15 5 (33.3%) n=5 2 (40.0%)
Advanced n=16 12 (75.0%) n=36 32 (88.9%)
Totala n=31 17 (58.1%) n=41 34 (82.9%)
  1. C-Ca, adenocarcinoma of the gastric cardia; aP=0.0196.