Table 4: Surgical and medical treatment.

Patients ≤50 years>50 years

Number 2357
Medical treatment 15 (65.2%)38 (66.7%)0.891
Surgery 8 (34.8%)19 (33.3%)
Anterior resection 3 (13.0%)6 (10.5%)0.257
Hartmann operation5 (21.7%)9 (15.8%)0.107
Bridge colostomy
4 (7.0%)
0.319