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Table 2 Causes of death at various time intervals after operation

From: Outcomes of colorectal cancer surgery in the nonagenarians: 20-year result from a tertiary center

Days post-operation %
Within 30 days
 Pneumonia 100
Within 180 days
 Pneumonia 42.9
 Terminal malignancy 21.4
 Unknown 14.3
 Sepsis 7.1
 Stroke 7.1
 Dermatomyositis 7.1
Beyond 180 days
 Pneumonia 51.5
 Terminal malignancy 21.2
 Unknown 12.1
 Stroke 6.1
  Acute myocardial infarction 3.0
 Perforated viscus 3.0
 Cholangitis 3.0