Skip to main content

Table 4 Results of POSSUM morbidity calculation (R2) compared to morbidity rate (outcome 2, 3 and 4) of 137 patients with gastrectomy and D2-lymphadenectomy.

From: Evaluation of POSSUM scoring system in patients with gastric cancer undergoing D2-gastrectomy

POSSUM Risk of Morbidity R2 Patients Expected morbidity observed severe morbidity and mortality Outcome (3 + 4) observed morbidity and mortality Outcome (2 – 4)
  % n n n % n %
  0 – 30 2 0 0 0 0 0
  31 – 40 12 3,9 3 25,0 4 25,0
  41 – 50 14 6,6 1 7,1 2 14,3
  50 – 60 19 10,6 2 10,5 3 15,8
low risk 0 – 60 47   6 12, 8 9 19, 1
  61 – 70 21 14,9 2 9,5 8 38,1
  71 – 80 35 25,7 7 20,0 14 40,0
  81 – 90 28 22,4 7 25,0 10 35,7
  91–100 6 5,7 5 83,3 6 100,0
high risk > 60 90   21 23, 3 38 43, 3
  Total 137   27   47