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27 January 2021: Clinical Research

Percentage of Natural Killer (NK) Cells in Peripheral Blood Is Associated with Prognosis in Patients with Gastric Cancer: A Retrospective Study from a Single Center

Ming-zhi Xie 1BCE* , Ke Ding 2D* , Yan-ping Tang 3BDE* , Bang-li Hu 3CE , Ke-zhi Li 3CDE , Ji-lin Li 3BCD , Xin-qiang Liang 3AEG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.927464

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e927464

Table 1 Clinical pathological characteristic of gastric cancer patients.

Age (years)57.56±12.34
Gender (Male/Female)111/69
White blood cell (×10/L)6.51±2.19
Hemoglobin (g/L)123.42±86.10
Albumin (g/L)38.92±6.06
Platelet (×10/L)300.25±101.25
Neutrophils (×10/L)5.09±14.66
Lymphocyte (×10/L)1.87±1.81
CEA (ng/L)25.06±123.34
CA125 (U/ml)42.38±127.59
CA153 (U/ml)12.44±13.03
CA199 (U/ml)100.46±246.17
T cells (%)62.68±14.18
B cells (%)9.30±6.55
NK cells (%)13.16±10.29
CRP (mg/L)8.38±19.58
hsCRP (mg/L)1.75±2.36
Location (antrum/body/cardiac/fundus)133/21/18/8
Differentiation (low/middle/high)116/58/5
Lauren (diffuse/intestinal)* 21/7
T stage (T1/T2/T3/T4)11/30/21/118
N stage (N0/N1/N2/N3/NX)38/46/40/32/24
M stage (M0/M1)137/43
Stage (I/II/III/IV)11/33/93/43
Follow-up (months)27(12–41)
NK – natural killer; CEA – carcinoembryonic antigen; CRP – C-reactive protein; hsCRP – high-sensitivity C-reactive; NLR – neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio; PLR – platelet-lymphocyte ratio.
* Only some patients had Lauren classification data.

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