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Table 3 Clinical characteristic of the patients

From: Colon metal stents as a bridge to surgery had no significant effects on the perineural invasion: a retrospective study

CharacteristicSBTS (n = 43), n (%)/mean ± sdES (n = 63), n (%)/mean ± sdStatisticP
Operation time (minutes)170.42 ± 40.91199.52 ± 54.67− 2.968a0.047
Volume of blood358.60 ± 121.98375.10 ± 114.33− 0.710a0.923
Abdominal access (%)  11.234b0.003
 Laparoscopy32 (74.4)26 (41.3)  
 Laparotomy10 (25.6)32 (58.7)  
Temporary stoma rate (%)  4.728a0.030
 Yes14 (32.6)29 (46.0)  
 No34 (67.4)34 (54.0)  
Permanent stoma rate (%)  0.921a0.337
 Yes1 (2.3)4 (6.3)  
 No42 (97.7)59 (92.7)  
Post-operative hospitalization (days) days12.65 ± 5.2917.30 ± 6.30− 3.721a0.030
Total hospitalization (days)17.07 ± 5.5420.48 ± 7.37− 2.572a0.042
Performed procedure    
Right hemicolectomy6 (14.0%)28 (44.4%)  
Transverse colectomy2 (4.7%)3 (4.8%)  
Left hemicolectomy13 (30.2%)16 (25.4%)  
Sigmoidectomy11 (25.6%)10 (15.9%)  
Radical resection of rectal cancer9 (20.9%)4 (6.3%)  
Hartman2 (4.7%)2 (3.2%)  
  1. at-test
  2. bChi-square test