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Table 3 Secondary outcomes

From: A quest for sphincter-saving surgery in ultralow rectal tumours—a single-centre cohort study

  APR Intersphincteric TaTME p value
Median CRM, mm (IQR) 6 (4–7) 7.5 (2.5–10) 4 (2.8–8) 0.682
Median DRM, mm (IQR) 28 (12–35) 11 (5–15) 10 (7–15) 0.008
Preoperative Wexner n/a 2 (1–2) 0 (0–2) 0.165
Postoperative Wexner n/a 12 (11–14) 11 (8–12) 0.475
Preoperative LARS n/a 4 (4–6) 5 (0–12) 0.999
Postoperative LARS n/a 34 (32–34) 32 (30–37) 0.397