Table 1: Clinicopathologic characteristics associated with metachronous gastric tumors.

FactorsNo. of patients

Total patients39
Age (years)
 Mean (range)70.3 (50–88)
Gender
 Male35 (90%)
 Female4 (10%)
Tumor size (mm)
 Mean (range)11.1 (3–20)
Location
 Upper third10 (26%)
 Middle third12 (31%)
 Lower third17 (44%)
Gross type
 Elevated18 (46%)
 Depressed21 (54%)
Gastric mucosal atrophy
 Closed1 (3%)
 Open38 (97%)
Synchronous tumor
 Negative36 (92%)
 Positive3 (8%)
Histology
 Intestinal37 (95%)
 Diffuse2 (5%)
Depth
 Mucosa34 (87%)
 Submucosa5 (13%)

Elevated: 0-I and 0-IIa; depressed: 0-IIc and 0-IIa+IIc.