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Table 2 Postoperative complications

From: Long-term results of extended intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer: a retrospective study

  Group I (N = 24) GroupII(N = 38) P value
Early complications    
 Temporary urinary retention 10 (41.7) 15 (39.5) 0.92
 Postoperative paralytic ileus 2 (8.3) 3 (7.9) 0.68
 Perineal abscess 1 (4.0) 1 (2.6) 0.62
 Anastomotic leakage 1 (4.0) 1 (2.6) 0.62
Late complications    
 Anastomotic stricture 6 (25.0) 10 (26.3) 0.85
 Rectovaginal fistula 0 1 (2.6)  
  1. Data are presented as number (%)