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Table 1 Patient characteristics, with and without post-operative complications

From: Postoperative C-reactive protein kinetics predict postoperative complications in patients treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis

  Total N of patients N = 94 (100%) Without complications N = 28 (29.8%) With complications N= 66 (70.2%)
Age (years)
 Mean 55.5 54 56.2
 Median 57 54 58
Gender
 Males 28 (29.8%) 8 (28.6%) 20 (30.3%)
 Females 66 (70.2%) 20 (71.5%) 46 (69.7%)
Primary cancer
 Colorectal 55 (58.5%) 16 (57.1%) 39 (59.1%)
 Ovarian 18 (19.2%) 7 (25%) 11 (16.7%)
 Pseudomyxoma 14 (14.9%) 3 (10.7%) 11 (16.7%)
 Gastric 5 (5.3%) 1 (3.6%) 4 (6%)
 Mesothelioma 2 (2.1%) 1 (3.6%) 1 (1.5%)
PCI
  < 6 39 (41.5%) 15 (53.6%) 24 (36.4%)
 7–12 19 (20.2%) 5 (17.9%) 14 (21.2%)
 13–16 7 (7.5%) 2 (7.1%) 5 (7.6%)
  > 17 25 (26.6%) 4 (14.3%) 21 (31.8%)
 Undetermined 4 (4.2%) 2 (7.1%) 2 (3%)
Surgical Intervention
 Colorectal resection 65 (69.1%) 17 (60.7%) 48 (72.7%)
 Enterostomy 35 (37.2%) 5 (17.9%) 29 (43.9%)
 Gastrectomy 10 (10.6%) 2 (7.1%) 8 (12.1%)
 Cholecystectomy 60 (63.8%) 15 (53.6%) 45 (68.2%)
 Appendectomy 23 (24.5%) 5 (17.9%) 18 (27.3%)
 Omentectomy 66 (70.2%) 20 (71.4%) 45 (68.2%)
 Peritonectomy 56 (59.6%) 14 (50%) 42 (63.6%)
 Splenectomy 27 (28.7%) 7 (25%) 20 (30.3%)
 Oophorectomy/ Hysterectomy 36 (38.3%) 13 (46.4%) 23 (34.9%)
 Lombo-aortic lymphadenectomy 15 (16%) 5 (18%) 10 (15.2%)
 Diaphragmatic resection 30 (32%) 7 (25%) 21 (31.8%)