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Table 2 Malignant tumour characteristics

From: Postoperative morbidity of complete mesocolic excision and central vascular ligation in right colectomy: a retrospective comparative cohort study

  Conventional group CME/CVL group p value
n = 71 (84.5) 59 (83.1) 0.810
Tumour locations
 Ileocoecal (ileum, appendix, coecum) 29 (40.8) 34 (57.6)  
 Ascending colon 29 (40.8) 16 (27.1)  
 Right flexure and transverse colon 13 (18.3) 9 (15.3) 0.149
T-stage
 Tumour in situ (Tis) 1 (1.4) 1 (1.7)  
 T1 5 (7.0) 5 (8.5)  
 T2 7 (9.9) 9 (15.3)  
 T3 51 (71.8) 36 (61.0)  
 T4 7 (9.9) 8 (13.6) 0.771
N-stage
 N0 38 (53.5) 41 (69.5)  
 N1 18 (25.4) 8 (13.6)  
 N2 15 (21.1) 10 (16.9) 0.143
M-stage
 M0 60 (84.5) 55 (93.2)  
 M1 9 (12.7) 4 (6.8)  
 Mx 2 (2.8) 0 (0.0) 0.217
  1. With percentages in parentheses