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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with peritoneal surface malignancy of colonic origin (n = 167)

From: Evaluation of Best Supportive Care and Systemic Chemotherapy as Treatment Stratified according to the retrospective Peritoneal Surface Disease Severity Score (PSDSS) for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Colorectal Origin

Characteristics N % of Total
Male 93 56
Age < 50 Years 74 44
Mean Age (Years ± SD) 63 ± 17
Disease Presentation   
   Synchronous 52 33
   Metachronous 115 67
Location   
   Colon 123 73
   Rectum 44 27
Site of Metastases   
   Peritoneum Only 64 38
   Peritoneum+Lung/Liver 67 40
   Peritoneum+Other 36 22
Systemic Chemotherapy   
   None 83 50
   5FU/L 42 25
   Modern 42 25
PSDSS Stage   
   Stage I 6 4
   Stage II 53 31
   Stage III 33 20
   Stage IV 75 45