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Erratum to: Efficacy and short-term outcomes of preoperative chemoradiotherapy with intermittent oral tegafur-uracil plus leucovorin in Japanese rectal cancer patients: a single center experience retrospective analysis

  • Ryosuke Nakagawa1Email author,
  • Yuji Inoue1,
  • Takeshi Ohki1,
  • Yuka Kaneko1,
  • Fumi Maeda1 and
  • Masakazu Yamamoto1
World Journal of Surgical Oncology201715:171

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12957-017-1224-2

Published: 15 September 2017

The original article was published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2017 15:112

Erratum

Upon Publication of the original manuscript [1] several discrepancies were highlighted in both the Abstract and Tables 5 and 6. The errors in tables 5 and 6 have since been acknowledged and corrected in this erratum. This manuscript was also updated to amend the abstract. It was highlighted that errors were present in both tables 5 and 6. The values given in these tables were incorrect and were misleading to the reader. These errors change neither the outcome of the experiments nor the conclusions of the article.

The corrected tables are shown below:

Table 5

Toxicity Gradea patients with CRT (n = 31)

 

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

total (%)

Diarrhea

6

9

3

0

18 (58)

Radiation dermatitis

4

2

0

0

6 (19)

Nausea

1

0

0

0

1 (3.2)

Leucopenia

0

0

0

0

0

Others

3

1

0

0

4 (13)

aCommon Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) ver.4.0

Table 6

Postoperative complications

 

CRT (n = 31)

non-CRT (n = 31)

Retroperitoneal space infection (%)

6 (19)

4 (13)

Anastomosis leakage (%)

1 (3.2)

4 (13)

Small intestine obstruction (%)

4 (13)

4 (13)

Urination and sexual dysfunction (%)

5 (16)

3 (9.6)

Mortality (%)

N/A

N/A

N/A not applicable

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Surgery, Institute of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University

Reference

  1. Nakagawa R, Inoue Y, Ohki T, Kaneko Y, Maeda F, Yamamoto M. Efficacy and short-term outcomes of preoperative chemoradiotherapy with intermittent oral tegafur-uracil plus leucovorin in Japanese rectal cancer patients: a single center experience retrospective analysis. World journal of surgical oncology. 2017 May 31;15(1):112.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

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