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Table 4 Characteristics of the included articles

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 LR (n/%) DM (n/%) CRD (n/%)
WS RS LE WS RS LE WS RS LE
Ayloor [16] 7 0 3 2
Dalton [17]
Habr [11] 2 0 3 3 0 2
Lai [18] 2 0 0 1
Lee [19] 2 1 6 0 3 2
Li [20] 2 2 1 5 0 4
Mass [21] 1 0 0 1
Renehan [22]
Smith [23] 6 0 3 3 1 0
Yeom [24] 6 15 5 4 5 4
Wang [25] 7 1 6 17
Total 35 (12.6) 19 (3.3) 11 (26.8) 20 (7.2) 40 (7.1) 6 (14.6) 1 (0.7) 6 (3.5)
2-year OS (n/%) 2-year DFS (n/%) 5-year OS (n/%) 5-year DFS (n/%)
WS RS LE WS RS LE WS RS LE WS RS LE
6 6 6 6
71 20 70 19 71 20 68 19
18 26 18 24
6 25 10
30 92 29 91 30 88 27 85
21 19 19 19
107 100 100 89
31 57 28 56
3 128 3 110
53 175
284 (92.5) 320 (96.3) 258 (86.8) 305 (91.3) 10 (62.5) 175 (90.6) 435 (97.0) 98 (84.4) 214 (88.0)
  1. Notes: LR local recurrence, DM distant metastasis, CRD cancer-related death, DFS disease-free survival, OS overall survival