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Table 3 Post-operative complications according to mode of surgery (some cases had more than one complication)

From: Endoscopic obstruction is associated with higher risk of acute events requiring emergency operation in colorectal cancer patients

  Emergency (N:22) Elective (N:307)
Wound infection 5 (23%) 13 (4%)
Wound dehiscence/evisceration 2 (9%) 5 (2%)
Anastomotic leakage/fistula 2 (9%) 10 (3%)
Intestinal obstruction 0 (0%) 5 (2%)
Other (collection, seroma, etc.) 1 (5%) 10 (3%)