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Table 4 postoperative early complications

From: Preoperative bi-fractionated accelerated radiation therapy for combined treatment of locally advanced rectal cancer in a consectutive series of unselected patients

Type No. of cases %
Anastomotic leak 2 (out of 33) 6.0
Prolonged postoperative ileus 2 (out of 47) 4.2
Abdominal abscess 1 (out of 47) 2.1
Surgical site infections (grade I-II)* 8 (out of 47) 17.0
All 13 (out of 47) 27.6
  1. *according to CDC classification of Surgical Site Infections