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Table 2 Oncological outcomes according to intestinal margins

From: Impact of bowel resection margins in node negative colon cancer

  Lower than 5 cm 5 cm or higher Odds ratio P value
215 patients 128 (59.5%) 87 (40.5%)   
Total recurrences 22 (17.2%) 12 (13.7%) 1.347 0.567
 Locoregional 13 (10.1%) 6 (6.9%) 1.58 0.466
 Distant metastases 12 (9.4%) 8 (9.2%) 1.07 1
Time-to-recurrence (in months) 21.8 (SD ± 13.8) 32.3 (SD ± 12.1) 0.9 0.03
Overall survival (in months) 52.9 (SD ± 14.7) 54.9 (SD ± 12.3) 0.98 0.314