Table 1

Clinicopathological factors of patients with stage IV gastric cancera

Control group (n = 22)AIT group (n = 22)
Age (yrs)66.2 ± 10.365.9 ± 10.1
Sex (male:female)9:138:14
Tumor size (cm)5.5 ± 2.15.0 ± 2.2
Depth of tumor invasiona
 T100
 T200
 T31817
 T445
Peritoneal dissemination
 −44
 +1818
Lymph node metastasisa
 N000
 N154
 N21718
Distant metastasis
 −2021
 +21
  • a Stage and clinicopathological factors were evaluated according to the tumor-node-metastasis (TNM) classification of the UICC.