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Table 1 Patient characteristics of the two groups

From: Malignant ureteral obstruction: experience and comparative analysis of metallic versus ordinary polymer ureteral stents

Categories MSG (n = 32) OPSG (n = 44) P value
Gender
 Male 13 18 0.980
 Female 19 26  
Age (years) 66 (43~81) 61 (49~78) 0.722
SOPT
 Pelvis    
  Cervical cancer 10 14 0.281
  Ovarian cancer 6 9  
  Rectal cancer 7 5  
  Bladder cancer 3 6  
  Prostate cancer 2 2  
  PMT 1 0  
 Abdomen    
  Gastric cancer 1 7  
  MRT 2 1  
SOUO
 Unilateral 22 29 0.795
 Bilateral 10 15  
PC (μmol/L)
 Normal 3 1 0.171
 Abnormal 29 43  
Methods
 Ant    
  PN 9 0 < 0.001
 Ret    
  Ureteroscope 21 33  
  Cystoscope 1 9  
  Failure 1 2  
Anaesthesia    
 GA 5 8 0.770
 NO-GA 27 36