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Table 2 Postoperative pathological features

From: Clinical predictors of pathological good response in locally advanced rectal cancer

Pathological characteristics Counts
ypT classification  
 0 48
 1 11
 2 39
 3 71
 4 4
ypN classification  
 0 129
 1 32
 2 12
T classification downstaging (cT > ypT)  
 Yes 139
 No 34
N classification downstaging (cN > ypN)  
 Yes 145
 No 28
Total stage downstaging (cStage > ypStage)  
 Yes 127
 No 46
Pathological stage  
 pCR (ypT0N0) 47
 I 43
 II 39
 III 44
Tumor response  
 Stage ypT0–1N0 57
 Stage ypT2–4N0/ypTanyN +  116
Surgical margin  
 R0 172
 R1 1
Anal preservation  
 Yes 161
 No 12
  1. Pathological TNM stage, according to the eighth edition of the AJCC staging manual
  2. pCR pathological complete response