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Table 3 Perioperative morbidity

From: Functional outcomes after resections for low rectal tumors: comparison of Transanal with laparoscopic Total Mesorectal excision

Clavien-Dindo LaTME N (%) TaTME N (%)
V 0 0
IV 0 Intraabdominal abscess, sepsis 1 (4.5%)
IIIb Anastomotic leakage (operative treatment) 2 (9%) Anastomotic leakage 2 (9%)
Postoperative ileus (operative treatment) 2 (9%)   
IIIa 0 0
II High output stoma
Anastomotic lekeage (conservative treatment)
1 (4.5%)
1 (4.5%)
Postoperative ileus (conservative treatment) 1 (4.5%)
I 0 0
Total   6 (26%)   4 (17%)