Background: To investigate the role of Kodama PenA subtype in influencing survival in patients with early gastric cancer (EGC). Methods: All patients surgically treated for EGC at 7 Italian centers (Forlì Varese, Siena, Verona, Milan, Rome and Perugia) belonging to the Italian Research Group for Gastric Cancer (GIRCG) from January 1982 and December 2009 were included. Results: PenA patients were 230 (21.5%) while other types were 839 (78.5%). Nodal metastases were more common in PenA (30.7%) than non-PenA (10.4%) EGCs. Among preoperative variables, only age (OR 1.02; 95% CI 1.00–1.03, p = 0.009) and macrotype III (OR 1.95; 95% CI 1.39–2.75, p = 0.0001) were significantly associated with Pen A type. Survival analysis performed on N0 patients demonstrated that only size >2 cm (HR 1.85; 95% CI 1.12–3.05, p = 0.017) and age (HR 1.06; 95% CI 1.03–1.08, p < 0.0001) were independent poor prognostic factor. Among N+ patients age (HR 1.04; 95% CI 1.00–1.07, p = 0.048), number of positive lymph nodes (HR 1.13; 95% CI 1.05–1.20, p = 0.0002) and PenA (HR 4.23; 95% CI 1.70–10.55, p = 0.002) were significantly correlated with poor prognosis at multivariate analysis. Conclusions: Kodama PenA subtype was the most powerful independent prognostic factor in patients with nodal metastases. Its status should always be investigated in EGCs patients.

Morgagni, P., Solaini, L., Saragoni, L., Bencivenga, M., Fumagalli Romario, U., Graziosi, L., et al. (2018). An aggressive early gastric cancer: Kodama's PenA type. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 44(8), 1186-1190 [10.1016/j.ejso.2018.03.016].

An aggressive early gastric cancer: Kodama's PenA type

Bencivenga, Maria;Marrelli, Daniele;Vindigni, Carla;Roviello, Franco
2018-01-01

Abstract

Background: To investigate the role of Kodama PenA subtype in influencing survival in patients with early gastric cancer (EGC). Methods: All patients surgically treated for EGC at 7 Italian centers (Forlì Varese, Siena, Verona, Milan, Rome and Perugia) belonging to the Italian Research Group for Gastric Cancer (GIRCG) from January 1982 and December 2009 were included. Results: PenA patients were 230 (21.5%) while other types were 839 (78.5%). Nodal metastases were more common in PenA (30.7%) than non-PenA (10.4%) EGCs. Among preoperative variables, only age (OR 1.02; 95% CI 1.00–1.03, p = 0.009) and macrotype III (OR 1.95; 95% CI 1.39–2.75, p = 0.0001) were significantly associated with Pen A type. Survival analysis performed on N0 patients demonstrated that only size >2 cm (HR 1.85; 95% CI 1.12–3.05, p = 0.017) and age (HR 1.06; 95% CI 1.03–1.08, p < 0.0001) were independent poor prognostic factor. Among N+ patients age (HR 1.04; 95% CI 1.00–1.07, p = 0.048), number of positive lymph nodes (HR 1.13; 95% CI 1.05–1.20, p = 0.0002) and PenA (HR 4.23; 95% CI 1.70–10.55, p = 0.002) were significantly correlated with poor prognosis at multivariate analysis. Conclusions: Kodama PenA subtype was the most powerful independent prognostic factor in patients with nodal metastases. Its status should always be investigated in EGCs patients.
Morgagni, P., Solaini, L., Saragoni, L., Bencivenga, M., Fumagalli Romario, U., Graziosi, L., et al. (2018). An aggressive early gastric cancer: Kodama's PenA type. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 44(8), 1186-1190 [10.1016/j.ejso.2018.03.016].
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