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Table 2 Major complications after surgery for rectal cancer.

From: TME quality in rectal cancer surgery

Surgical complications (n = 18) Anastomotic leakage 4 5%
  Wound dehiscence 4 4%
  Intraabdominal abscess 4 4%
  Bleeding 2 2%
  Hartmann's stump leakage 3 50%
  Ureter injury 1 1%
General complications (n = 7) Pneumonia 5 5%
  Stroke 1 1%
  Myocardial infarction 1 1%