Table 4

Early and late complications for colorectal cancer.

≤65

(n=211)

n (%)

>65

(n=235)

n (%)

P


Intraoperative complications

Massive haemorrhage (>1000 ml)

1 (0.5)

1 (0.4)

0.939

Organ injury

1 (0.5)

3 (1.3)

0.369

Others

1 (0.5)

0 (0)

0.291

Post-operative complications

No

Ileus

6 (2.8)

18 (7.7)

0.024

Anastomotic haemorrhage

2 (0.9)

4 (1.7)

0.490

Abdominal haemorrhage

2 (0.9)

0 (0)

0.135

Peritonitis/septic shock

1 (0.5)

9 (3.8)

0.017

Pelvic abscess

1 (0.5)

8 (3.4)

0.028

Wound infection

3 (1.4)

12 (5.1)

0.031

Incisional/port herniation

0 (0)

7 (3)

0.012

Systemic complications

Cardiovascular

3 (1.4)

11 (4.7)

0.049

Renal

1 (0.5)

11 (4.7)

0.006

Respiratory

11 (5.2)

25 (10.6)

0.036

Neurological

3 (1.4)

1 (0.4)

0.265

Hepatic

3 (1.4)

1 (0.4)

0.265

Urinary tract problems

5 (2.4)

16 (6.8)

0.027

Cerebral infarction

2 (0.9)

4 (1.7)

0.490

Thromboembolism

0 (0)

5 (2.1)

0.033


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

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