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Clinical Study

Gastric Cancer in the Young: Is It a Different Clinical Entity? A Retrospective Cohort Study

Table 4

Postoperative morbidity and related death.

Complications <50 years (20)≥50 years (112)
Morbidity MortalityMorbidityMortality

Surgical
 Anastomotic dehiscence001 (0.9%)0
 Anastomotic stenosis1 (5.0%)02 (1.8%)0
 Duodenal dehiscence01 (5.0%)1 (0.9%)1 (0.9%)
 Wound infection 1 (5.0%)04 (3.6%)1 (0.9%)
 Bleeding 1 (5.0%)02 (1.8%)0
 Gangrenous cholecystitis 0001 (0.9%)
 Pancreatitis 1 (5.0%)000
Medical
 Pulmonary embolism0001 (0.9%)
 Pulmonary edema003 (2.7%)2 (1.8%)
 Atelectasis1 (5.0%)06 (5.4%)0
 Pleuric effusion2 (10.0%)010 (9.0%)0
 Hepatic failure0001 (0.9%)
 Ascites004 (3.6%)0
 Stroke0001 (0.9%)
 Decubitus ulcer001 (0.9%)0
Overall 7 (35.0%)1 (5.0%)34 (30.3%)8 (7.4%)
Death by surgical complications1 (5.0%)3 (2.7%)0.881
Death by medical complications0 5 (4.5%)0.743
Overall death 1 (5.0%)8 (7.4%)0.896

values are bilateral.

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