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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Outcome after surgery for acute right-sided colonic ischemia without feasible vascular intervention: a single center experience of 58 patients over 6 years

  Total (Extended) right-sided hemicolectomy with primary anastomosis (Extended) right-sided hemicolectomy with creation of an ostomy (Sub-)total colectomy with ostomy creation Exploration only (30d mortality 86%) p-value (comparing all fields)
Number of patients 58 10 16 25 7  
Male gender 30 5 8 13 4 p = 0,990
Age: Median (Range) 70,3 years (31,7-95,8) 70,7 years (31,7-87,5) 70,6 years (51,3-86,6) 70,4 years (56,8-92,3) 61,7 years (60,8-83,7) p = 0.786
Cardiovascular co-morbidities 45 8 11 21 5 p = 0,683
Suspected occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery or its branches 6/39 2/8 2/11 1/16 1/4 p = 0,584
Atherosclerotic mesenteric arterial disease 21/39 4/8 9/11 5/16 3/4 p = 0,204
Acute cardiac event prior to surgery 15 3 1 10 1 p = 0,094
Renal comorbidities 17 2 4 8 3 p = 0,736
Pulmonary comorbidities 13 1 3 6 3 p = 0,435
Hepatic comorbidities 7 1 2 3 1 p = 0,993
Neurological comorbidities 7 2 1 3 1 p = 0,768
Diabetes mellitus 8 2 0 5 1 p = 0,296
ASA-score (mean) 3.4 2.6 3.6 3.3 3.7 p = 0.010
  1. ASA: American Society of Anesthesiologists.