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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Short- and long-term outcomes after colonic self-expandable metal stent placement for malignant large-bowel obstruction as a bridge to surgery focus on the feasibility of the laparoscopic approach: a retrospective, single center study

Characteristics    N = 75
Age (year)*    66 (30-86)
Sex (%)   Male 48 (64.0)
   Female 27 (36.0)
BMI*    21.1 (14.4-34.9)
ASA (%)   1 25 (33.3)
   2-3 50 (66.7)
Tumor location (%) Right A 6 (8.0)
   T 10 (13.3)
  Left D 7 (9.3)
   S 28 (37.3)
   RS 17 (22.7)
   Ra 6 (8.0)
   Rb 1 (1.3)
T factor (%)   2 1 (1.3)
   3 40 (53.3)
   4a 26 (34.7)
   4b 8 (10.7)
N factor (%)   0 30 (40.0)
   1 23 (30.7)
   2 22 (29.3)
TNM stage (%)   I 1 (1.3)
   IIA/IIB/IIC 10/12/4 (34.7)
   IIIA/IIIB/IIIC 0/18/8 (34.7)
   IVA/IVB 21/1 (29.3)
TSR (%)    73/75 (97.3)
CSR (%)    72/75 (96.0)
Interval to surgery (day)*    13 (0-62)
Synchronous cancers (%)    11 (14.7)
  1. BMI body mass index, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, Prognostic Score, A ascending colon, T transverse colon, D descending colon, S sigmoid colon, RS rectosigmoid colon, Ra rectum above the peritoneal reflection, Rb rectum below the peritoneal reflection, TSR technical success rate, CSR clinical success rate
  2. *Median (min-max)