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08 June 2021: Clinical Research

Visceral-to-Subcutaneous Fat Ratio Is a Potential Predictor of Postoperative Complications in Colorectal Cancer

An-Qi He BCDEF* , Chun-Qiang Li BCDEF* , Qi Zhang B , Tong Liu D , Jian Liu F , Gang Liu A*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.930329

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e930329

Table 1 Patient baseline characteristics.

Number of cases (total n=129)
Median age (years)66 (60.0–73.5)
Female sex59 (45.7)
Median body mass index (kg/m)23.8 (21.7–26.0)
Medical comorbidities
 Hypertension49 (38.0)
 Diabetes mellitus21 (16.3)
 Coronary artery disease/myocardial infarction16 (12.4)
 Anemia (Hb60 (46.5)
 Hypoalbuminemia(Alb64 (49.6)
AJCC staging
 I18 (14.0)
 II53 (41.1)
 III58 (44.9)
Site of primary lesion
 Right45 (34.9)
 Transverse5 (3.9)
 Left14 (10.9)
 Sigmoid17 (13.1)
 Rectum48 (37.2)
Values presented are count (percentage) except median (interquartile range, IQR).
AJCC – American Joint Committee on Cancer.

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