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Table 1 Characteristics of elderly patients who presented with malignant colonic obstruction

From: Factors associated with mortality risk for malignant colonic obstruction in elderly patients

  Patient (n = 233) %
Gender   
   Male 106 45.5
   Female 127 54.5
Time from onset of symptoms to surgery, h   
   < 72 140 60.1
   ≥ 72 93 39.9
ASA grading   
   I–II 107 45.9
   III 60 25.8
   IV 61 26.2
   V 5 2.1