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Table 5 Clinical characteristics of the patients who received non-operative treatment

From: Protective ileostomy increased the incidence of rectal stenosis after anterior resection for rectal cancer

  Stenosis No stenosis
N = 1 N = 32
Age (y)
 Mean ± SD 36 56.8 ± 9.6
Sex, n (%)
 Male 1 (100) 25 (78.1)
 Female 0 (0) 7 (21.9)
Tumor location (distance to anus, cm)
 Mean ± SD 1 3.6 ± 1.5
Smoking, n (%)
 Yes 0 (0) 1 (3.1)
 No 1 (100) 31 (96.9)
Concurrent Chemo, n (%)
 No 0 0
 Capecitabine 1 (100) 5 (15.6)
 Irinotecan + cape 0 25 (78.1)
 Others 0 2 (6.3)
Follow-up times (m) 26.6 25.2 ± 21.6
Mean ± SD