Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Preoperative complications, co-morbidity, ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists) distribution and procedures performed;

From: The impact of age on post-operative outcomes of colorectal cancer patients undergoing surgical treatment

  Group 1 (age ≥ 75 years; n = 154) Group 2 (age <75 years; n = 532) p
Preoperative complications: 72 (46%) 176 (33%) 0.002
Obstruction 62 (40%) 141 (26.5%) 0.001
Perforation 8 28 0.47
Co-morbidity 123 (80%) 296 (55%) 0.0001
ASA 3–5 111 248 0.0001
Surgery    
   Emergency 38 (24%) 77 (14%) 0.003
   Curative 104 (68%) 384 (82%) 0,2
   Palliative 50 (32%) 148 (18%)  
   Resection rate 131 (85%) 481 (90%) 0,01