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Table 2 Clinical data and survival in literature cases

From: A pooled analysis of risk factors of surgically treated leiomyosarcoma of the colon in adults

Variablen (%)Progression-free survival* (%)p valueOverall survival (%)p value
  1 year3 year 1 year3 year 
Gender   0.554  0.252
 Male22 (53.7)68.645.8 85.966.2 
 Female19 (46.3)83.154.5 76.754.9 
Age, yrs   0.560  0.129
 ≥ 6017 (41.5)80.060.0 76.531.1 
 < 6024 (58.5)71.544.7 85.378.7 
Tumor size (cm)   0.045†‡  0.602†§
 Range1–30      
 ≥ 8.015 (51.7)49.418.5 76.233.3 
 < 8.014 (48.3)91.768.8 80.072.0 
Tumor location     
 Ascending13 (31.7)87.532.8 83.962.9 
 Transverse9 (22.0)85.785.7 87.587.5 
 Descending5 (12.2)33.333.3 60.040.0 
 Sigmoid9 (22.0)85.742.9 88.955.6 
 Cecum5 (12.2)33.333.3 80.053.3 
Reports period   0.350  0.594
 1923–199918 (43.9)91.752.4 76.258.8 
 2000–201923 (56.1)63.647.7 85.964.9 
  1. Bold means p < 0.05
  2. *Eleven patients were excluded
  3. Chi-square test
  4. Seventeen patients were excluded
  5. §Ten patients were excluded