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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Clinical application of CT-guided 125I seed interstitial implantation for local recurrent rectal carcinoma

Characteristic n %
Number of patients 20 100
Median age (range) 63.5(41-87)  
Gender   
Male 12 60
Female 8 40
Pathology   
Adenocarcinoma 18 90
Undifferentiated carcinoma 1 5
Malignant hemangiopericytoma 1 5
Tumor stage   
T2N0M 6 30
T2N1M0 2 10
T3N1M0 9 45
T3N2M0 2 10
T4N0M0 1 5
Tumor site   
Upper third 3 15
Middle third 4 20
Lower third 13 65
Location   
Presacral region 7 35
Anastomotic junction without expansion to the sacrum 13 65
Prior treatments   
Surgery 20 100
Miles 13 65
Dixon 7 35
TME 0 0
Radiation therapy & chemotherapy 10 50
Chemotherapy alone 2 10
Radiation therapy alone 4 20
none 4 20