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Table 1 Patients’ and tumor characteristics of the 142 patients included in the analysis

From: Is the lymph node ratio superior to the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) TNM system in prognosis of colon cancer?

  142 Patients (%)
Mean age (years), (range) 70.0 (37 to 94)
Gender ratio (f/m) 1 : 1 (50:50)
Localization   
 Cecum 19 (13.4)
 Right hemicolon 37 (26.1)
 Transverse colon 20 (14.1)
 Left hemicolon 8 (5.6)
 Sigmoid colon 58 (40.8)
Comorbidities 117 (82.4)
Emergency surgery 25 (17.6)
ASA Score   
 1 to 2 71 (50.0)
 3 to 4 71 (50.0)
Tumor characterization   
 T1 3 (2.1)
 T2 14 (9.9)
 T3 64 (45.1)
 T4 61 (43.0)
 R1/2 10 (7.0)
 N1 80 (56.3)
 N2 62 (43.7)
 Lymph nodes examined 23.16 ± 9.33
 Lymph nodes positive 4.04 ± 4.15
 V0 73 (51.4)
 L0 76 (53.5)
 G1/2 111 (78.2)
Adjuvant chemotherapy 126 (88.7)
Follow-up (years) 3.85 ±2.81
Recurrence 48 (33.8)
Died of disease 43 (30.3)
  1. ASA, American Society of Anesthesiologists.