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Table 3 Pathologic staging and subtypes of included articles after radiotherapy

From: Efficacy and safety of wait and see strategy versus radical surgery and local excision for rectal cancer with cCR response after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy: a meta-analysis

Study Pathologic T stage (n; %) Pathologic N stage (n; %)
ypT0 ypT1 ypT2 ypT3 ypT4 ypN0 ypN1–2
RS LE RS LE RS LE RS LE RS LE RS LE RS LE
Ayloor [16] 6 3 1 6 5
Dalton [17]
Habr [11]
Lai [18]
Lee [19] 13 6 2 6 9 4 4 0 0 0 24 4
Li [20]    
Mass [21]    
Renehan [22]    
Smith [23]    
Yeom [24] 46 12 47 11 36 2 108 21
Wang [25]    
Total 65 (38.9) 18 (43.9) 49 (29.3) 17 (41.4) 12 (7.1) 4 (9.7) 41 (24.7) 2 (5) 0 0 138 (82.1)   30 (17.9)
Pathologic subtypes
Well differentiated Moderate differentiated Poorly differentiated Unknown
WS RS WS RS WS RS WS RS
5 15 86 104 2 14 36 95
2 29 45 126 2 0 10 24