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Table 2 Age and Sex Distribution of Patients Studied with AMC

From: Symptoms and diagnostic criteria of acquired Megacolon - a systematic literature review

Authors Pub. date No. pts Age mean Age range Female Male
Kantor [7] 1924 62    24 38
Kobak et al. [30] 1962 3 61 48–68 0 3
Lane and Todd [19] 1977 42    21 21
Preston et al. [9] 1985 20    9 11
Koch et al. [35] 1993 6 55 31–76 4 2
Koch et al. [34] 1996 10 64 31–98 4 6
Gattuso et al. [22] 1997 48   12–69 22 26
Gattuso et al. [32] 1997 6   34–66 3 3
Gattuso et al. [27] 1998 1 37 37 0 1
Chen et al. [33] 2002 5   24–41 1 4
Lee et al. [23] 2005 9 30 10–66 2 7
Meier-Ruge et al. [37] 2006 63   15–75 54 9
Wedel et al. [38] 2006 8   2–58   
Iantorno et al. [24] 2007 9   39–68 3 6
Yoshino et al. [28] 2007 4 57 29–74 1 3
Ohkubo et al. [39] 2014 31 52 19–83 22 9
Total   327 52 2–98 170 149
  1. Pts Patients, mo Months, y age in years
  2. Weighted mean