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Table. 1.

Patients’ Baseline Characteristics

Baseline characteristics Value (n=38)
Age (years) 67.7±8.0
Male 37 (97.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 22.0±3.2
Smoking 18 (47.4)
Diabetes 8 (21.1)
Surgical approach
Thoracotomy 16 (42.1)
VATS 22 (57.9)
Anastomosis to
Stomach 34 (89.5)
Jejunum 4 (10.5)
Location of cancer
Upper esophagus 1 (2.6)
Mid esophagus 16 (42.1)
Lower esophagus 18 (47.4)
Gastroesophageal junction 3 (7.9)
Size of cancer (cm) 4.3±3.5
Histology
Squamous cell carcinoma 35 (92.1)
Adenocarcinoma 2 (5.3)
Others (melanoma) 1 (2.6)
Pathologic stage
0 1 (2.6)
I 11 (28.9)
II 11 (28.9)
III 17 (39.6)
IV 0 (0.0)
Neoadjuvant therapy 4 (10.5)
Adjuvant therapy 8 (21.1)
Adjuvant chemotherapy 6 (15.8)
Adjuvant radiotherapy 3 (7.9)
Anastomotic stricture 8 (21.1)
Hypertrophic skin scar 14 (36.8)
Width of scar (mm) 3.8±3.3

Values are presented as the mean±standard deviation or number (%).

BMI, body mass index; VATS, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery; EEA, end-to-end anastomosis; GIA, gastrointestinal anastomosis; CCRT, concurrent chemoradiation therapy.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2021;78:213~218 https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2021.072
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