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Table 2 Clinical factors in 46 patients treated with lung SBRT

From: Predictors of Radiotherapy Induced Bone Injury (RIBI) after stereotactic lung radiotherapy

  Total Female Male
Patients 46 24 22
Median Age (year) 72.8 72.6 72.8
(range) (48.3-89.6) (58-89.6) (48.3-85.5)
Median follow up time (Months) 24.9 26.2 22.7
(range) (6-51.2) (6-51.2) (7.6-48.5)
Number of patients with rib fracture 17 11 6
Number of fractured sites 43 30 13
8 pts with DM* Patients with no fracture 6 1 5
Patients with fracture 2 0 2
29 pts COPD** Patients with no fracture 18 9 9
Patients with fracture 11 7 4
Mean (± SD) Tumor size (cm) 2.6 ± 1.2 2.7 ± 1.2 2.6 ± 1.2
Closest 3 dimensional distance from tumor to the ribs (cm) 0.96 1.01 0.88
(range) (0 – 3.28) (0 – 3.28) (0 – 2.76)
  1. *DM: Diabetes Mellitus, ** COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.