Skip to main content

Table 3 Recurrence status and the prediction of survival in TME or LE

From: Survival analysis of local excision vs total mesorectal excision for middle and low rectal cancer in pT1/pT2 stage and intermediate pathological risk

VariableTME (n = 134)LE (n = 39)P value
Recurrence (events)  
 Local recurrence3 (2.2%)3 (7.7%)0.104
 Distant metastasis9 (6.7%)3 (7.7%)0.846
Overall survival (OS)  0.456
Disease-free survival (DFS)  0.364
Cumulative recurrence rate (CRR)  0.597
  1. TME total mesorectal excision, LE local excision