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Table 3 Postoperative complications

From: Preoperative intensity-modulated radiotherapy with a simultaneous integrated boost combined with Capecitabine in locally advanced rectal cancer: short-term results of a multicentric study

Surgery (n. of patients) Anastomotic leakage Bleeding Pelvic abscess Small-bowel obstruction Others Total, n (%)
LAR (53/72) 1 2 3 2 3 11 (15.3)
APR (11/72) 0 0 1 0 1 2 (2.8)
LE (8/72) 0 0 0 0 0 0 (0)
Total, n (%) 1 (1.4) 2 (2.8) 4 (5.6) 2 (2.8) 4 (5.6) 13 (18.1)