Table 2

Pathological parameters.

≤65

(n=211)

n (%)

>65

(n=235)

n (%)

P


Tumor location

0.830

Colon

129 (61.1)

146 (62.1)

Rectum

82 (38.9)

89 (37.9)

Tumor size (cm, mean ± SD)

4.4 ± 1.3

4.5 ± 1.5

0.595

Lymph nodes retrieved

12.2 ± 4.6

12.2 ± 4.7

0.994

Grade

0.303

Low

168 (79.6)

196 (83.4)

High

43 (20.4)

39 (16.6)

pT

0.121

pT1

20 (9.5)

33 (14)

pT2

52 (24.6)

65 (27.7)

pT3

63 (29.9)

75 (31.9)

pT4

76 (36)

62 (26.4)

pN

0.965

pN0

105 (49.8)

118 (50.2)

pN1

69 (32.7)

78 (33.2)

pN3

37 (17.5)

39 (16.6)

TNM stage

0.915

I

39 (18.5)

47 (20)

II

66 (31.3)

71 (30.2)

III

106 (50.2)

117 (49.8)

Chemotherapy

136 (64.5)

76 (32.3)

<0.001


Grosso et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12(Suppl 1):S20   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-S1-S20

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