Table 2

Baseline characteristics of PN+ and PN- groups
Characteristic PN- (n = 29) PN+ (n = 31) P-value
Gender
Males 5 (17.2%) 14 (45.2%) 0.02
Females 24 (82.8%) 17 (54.8%)
Mean age at presentation (years) 50.3 50.3 0.99
Cancer site
Colorectal 11 (37.9%) 13 (41.9%) 0.91
Gynecologic 8 (27.5%) 11 (35.4%)
Appendix 5 (17.2%) 3 (9.7%)
Peritoneal 3 (10.3%) 2 (6.5%)
Others 2 (6.9%) 2 (6.5%)
Treatment history
Analytic 8 (27.6%) 5 (16.1%) 0.28
Non-analytic 21 (72.4%) 26 (83.9%)
Preoperative SGA
A 20 (69%) 13 (41.9%) 0.10
B 7 (24.1%) 15 (48.4%)
C 2 (6.9%) 3 (9.7%)
Mean PCI score 17.2 20.4 0.17
Length of CRS and HIPEC (minutes) 662 673 0.82

Values in parenthesis are column percentages.

Vashi et al.

Vashi et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:118   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-118

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