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Research Article

Do Self-Expanding Metal Stents as a Bridge to Surgery Benefit All Patients with Obstructive Left-Side Colorectal Cancers?

Table 1

Clinical characteristics of patients.

Before propensity matchingAfter propensity matching
SEMSESSEMSES
Characteristics()()()()

Age, (%)0.9321.000
 <60 y16 (40.0)18 (40.9)15 (41.7)15 (41.7)
 ≥60 y24 (60.0)26 (59.1)21 (58.3)21 (58.3)
Sex, (%)0.7700.804
 Men27 (67.5)31 (70.5)23 (63.9)24 (66.7)
 Women13 (32.5)13 (29.5)13 (36.1)12 (33.3)
ASA grade, (%)0.4340.772
 <III32 (80.0)32 (72.7)28 (77.8)29 (80.6)
 ≥III8 (20.0)12 (27.3)8 (22.2)7 (19.4)
pT stage, (%)0.4210.810
 T1-322 (55.0)28 (63.6)22 (61.1)21 (58.3)
 T418 (45.0)16 (36.4)14 (38.9)15 (41.7)
pN stage, (%)0.1650.437
 N09 (22.5)16 (36.4)9 (25.0)12 (33.3)
 N1-231 (77.5)28 (63.6)27 (75.0)24 (66.7)
cM stage, (%)0.2261.000
 M034 (85.0)41 (93.2)33 (91.7)33 (91.7)
 M16 (15.0)3 (6.8)3 (8.3)3 (8.3)
pTNM stage0.3030.718
 I0 (0.0)2 (4.5)0 (0.0)2 (5.6)
 II8 (20.0)12 (27.3)8 (22.2)8 (22.2)
 III26 (65.0)27 (61.4)25 (69.4)23 (63.9)
 IV6 (15.0)3 (6.8)3 (8.4)3 (8.4)
Lymph nodes, counts0.9390.991
Location of tumor, 0.6010.456
 Splenic colon5 (12.5)10 (22.7)5 (13.9)10 (27.8)
 Descending colon9 (22.5)10 (22.7)9 (25.0)9 (25.0)
 Sigmoid colon22 (55.0)19 (43.2)18 (50.0)15 (41.7)
 Rectum4 (10.0)5 (11.4)4 (11.1)2 (5.6)
Adjuvant chemotherapy, 20 (50.0)28 (63.6)0.20718 (50.0)23 (63.9)0.234
Comorbidities0.0540.096
 With22 (55.0)15 (34.1)19 (52.8)12 (33.3)
 Without18 (45.0)29 (65.9)17 (47.2)24 (66.7)

SEMS: self-expanding metal stents; ES: emergency surgery. All were considered statistically significant.