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Table 2 Comparisons between before and after colostomy on ulcerative CRP patients

From: Diverting colostomy is an effective procedure for ulcerative chronic radiation proctitis patients after pelvic malignancy radiation

  Pre-colostomy Post-colostomy P
VRS* 5 (4, 5) 5 (4, 5) 0.0015
Mucosal congestion* 2 (2, 2) 1 (1, 2) 0.0005
Telangiectasia* 2 (2, 2) 2 (1, 2) 0.0025
Ulceration* 5 (4, 5) 4 (0, 5) 0.0005
Stenosis* 0 (0, 4) 0 (0, 4) 0.0325
Necrosis* 0 (0, 0) 0 (0, 0) 0.3175
Hb, g/L# 92.9 ± 23.2 105.3 ± 18.4 0.0004
RBC, × 1012/L# 3.4 ± 0.7 3.8 ± 0.6 0.0014
BPC, × 109/L# 289.8 ± 105.3 255.5 ± 104.1 0.0314
ALB, g/L# 37.5 ± 4.9 38.5 ± 4.7 0.1694
TP, g/L# 66.5 ± 7.0 68.6 ± 6.7 0.0884
WBC, × 109/L# 6.9 ± 3.1 6.1 ± 2.8 0.1144
  1. VRS Vienna Rectoscopy Score, IQR interquartile range, SD standard deviation, Hb hemoglobin, RBC red blood cells, BPC Platelet count, ALB albumin, WBC white blood cells
  2. 1Data were calculated using χ2 test
  3. 2Data were calculated using χ2 test with corrections for continuity
  4. 3Data were calculated using Fisher’s test
  5. 4Data were calculated using t tests
  6. 5Data were calculated using Mann–Whitney U tests test
  7. #Values which were normally distributed were expressed as means ± SDs
  8. *Values which weren’t normally distributed were expressed as medians (IQR)