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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics

From: Tissue diagnosis during colorectal cancer surgery using optical sensing: an in vivo study

  Included Measured
Total number of patients 52 32
Gender
 Male 29 19
 Female 23 13
Age
 Median 59 61
 Interquartile range 50–68 50–68
Tumor location
 Appendix 1 0
 Cecum 7 2
 Colon 24 17
 Sigmoid 13 8
 Rectum 7 5
Stage after histopathologya evaluation
 pT0 2 1
 pT1 0 0
 pT2 2 2
 pT3 22 14
 pT4 24 13
 Recurrence 2 2
Exclusion
 No tumor at surface 4
 Surgery at another hospital 1
 Theater time 2
 Too extensive disease 6
 Changes in schedule 7
  1. aT stages include staging after pathological evaluation