Gastric cancer is the fourth most common malignancy worldwide. Poor prognosis in gastric cancer is linkedwith hypoalbuminemia. Previous studies demonstrated relationships between gastric cancer and chronicinflammation. The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic value of preoperative inflammation-basedprognostic scores regarding hospital mortality after gastrectomy. Unlike other recent articles on the same topic;we could only verify prognostic value of prognostic nutritional index for in hospital mortality after surgery.