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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 3

Comparison of surgical- and pathological-related outcomes between the SEMS and ES groups.

CharacteristicsSEMS ()ES () value

Surgical time (mins)0.422
Blood loss (ml)0.326
Number of LNs ()0.991
Time to flatus (days)0.278
Time to semifluid (days)0.931
Total hospital stay (days)0.988
Stoma construction, (%)10 (27.8)6 (16.7)0.257
CD classification system, (%)1.000
 Grade I11 (30.6)11 (30.6)
 Grade II15 (41.7)14 (38.9)
 Grade III8 (22.2)8 (22.2)
 Grade IV2 (5.6)3 (8.3)
Incision infection, (%)6 (16.7)6 (11.1)0.496
ICU intervention, (%)2 (5.6)1 (2.8)1.000
30 days-mortality, (%)0 (0.0)1 (2.8)1.000
Histology, (%)0.659
 Well differentiated0 (0.0)1 (2.8)
 Moderate differentiated26 (72.2)24 (66.7)
 Poorly differentiated1 (2.8)3 (8.3)
 Signet ring9 (25.0)8 (22.2)
Stent related adverse events, (%)11 (30.6)
 Failure6 (54.5)
 Perforation3 (27.3)
 Reobstruction2 (18.2)
Surgical intervals (days)10.07

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