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Table 1 Demographics and preoperative haematology results from patients with resected oesophageal cancer.

From: A pre-operative elevated neutrophil: lymphocyte ratio does not predict survival from oesophageal cancer resection

Demographics
No of patients identified 294
Male/Female 235:59
Median age (IQR) 65.2 (59-72) years
Overall median survival (IQR) 22 (14-90) months
Histological subtypes  
Adenocarcinoma 238(81%)
Scquamous cell carcinoma 50(17%)
Preoperative FBC available 294
Median neutrophil count (IQR) 64.2 × 10-9/litre, (58-71)
Median lymphocyte count (IQR) 23.9 × 10-9 /litre, (17-30)
Neutrophil lymphocyte ratio(IQR) 2.69,(1.95-4.02).
Median timing of preoperative FBC (IQR) 3 (1-8)
Neutrophilia (> 7.5×106/ml) 265(94%)
Lymphocytopenia (< 1.0 ×106/ml) 57(20%)