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Research Article

German Bowel Cancer Center: An Attempt to Improve Treatment Quality

Table 2

Tumour and patient related factors.

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Age (mean in years) 68.3 68.7 0.17
ASA I (%)8.1 6.9 0.069
ASA II (%)53.0 49.1 0.0025
ASA III (%)36.2 40.4 0.0002
ASA IV (%)2.2 2.7 0.29
Min. 1 risk factor (%) 76.7 79.9 0.002
CT (%)81.9 84.0 0.025
Pelvic MRI (%)38.9 29.3 <0.001
Neoadjuvant treatment (%)41.036.5<0.001

Tumour localization (cm from anal verge)
<4 cm (%) 12.9 15.2 0.008
4–7.9 cm (%) 29.7 28.8 0.42
8–11.9 cm (%) 30.4 29.1 0.25
12–16 cm (%) 26.9 26.8 0.91

TNM classification
pTis 4.65 4.35 0.55
pT1 13.7 12.1 0.06
pT2 24.8 24.3 0.69
pT3 44.7 46.4 0.14
pT4 9.3 9.7 0.59
Missing pT 1.6 2.3 0.034
pN0 57.4 56.0 0.228
pN1 20.8 20.9 0.90
pN2 16.7 16.9 0.87
pNX 3.0 4.0 0.03
Missing pN 2.0 2.2 0.73

Mann-Whitney test; Fisher’s exact test.

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