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Table 2 Comparative analysis between the group of patients in whom elective and curative surgery was performed, and the group of patients in whom palliative and/or emergency surgery were carried out

From: Colorectal cancer surgery in selected nonagenarians is relatively safe and it is associated with a good long-term survival: an observational study

 TotalElective and curative surgery
21 (52.5%)
Palliative and/or emergency surgery
19 (47.5%)
p
Age (mean ± SD)91.6 (± 1.5)91.5 (± 1.6)91.7 (±1.4)0.737
Gender0.427
 Man13 (32%)8 (38.1%)5 (26.3%)
 Woman27 (68%)13 (61.9%)14 (73.7%)
Institutionalized3 (7.5%)0 (0.0%)3 (15.8%)0.098
ASA0.874
 I–II8 (20%)4 (19.0%)4 (21.1%)
 III–IV32 (80%)17 (81.0%)15 (78.9%)
S-MPM0.031
 I5 (13%)3 (14.3%)2 (10.5%)
 II27 (67%)18 (85.7%)9 (47.4%)
 III8 (20%)0 (0.0%)8 (42.1%)
Charlson Comorbidity Index0.065
 No8 (20%)2 (9.5%)6 (31.6%)
 Low11 (28%)5 (23.8%)6 (31.6%)
 High21 (52%)14 (66.7%)7 (36.8%)
Neoplasm location0.061
 Right sidea23 (58%)15 (71.4%)8 (42.1%)
 Left side17 (42%)6 (28.6%)11 (57.9%)
Anastomosis< 0.001
 No18 (45%)3 (14.3%)15 /78.9%)
 Yes22 (55%)18 (85.7%)4 (21.1%)
Transfusion0.055
 No21 (53%)8 (38.1%)13 (68.4%)
 Yes19 (47%)13 (61.9%)6 (31.6%)
TNM stage0.112
 I–II28 (70%)17 (81.0%)11 (57.9%)
 III–IV12 (30%)4 (19.0%)8 (42.1%)
CCI (median–IQR)22.6 (0.0–42.6)22.6 (10.5–34.1)12.2 (0.0–54.9)0.748
Operative mortality4 (10.0%)1 (4.8%)3 (15.8%)0.246
Median survival in months (IQR)26.8 (84.4–26.5)49.9 (99.8–19.1)17.5 (29.3–8.4)0.034
  1. aIncluding transverse colon location