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Table 3 Patient characteristics at time of examination

From: Low rate of lymphedema after extended pelvic lymphadenectomy followed by pelvic irradiation of node-positive prostate cancer

Variable No. of patients (n=22) %
Follow-up time (years)   
- 1-2 9 41
- 2-3 8 36
- 3-4 2 9
- 4-5 3 14
Adjuvant HT   
- On-going 11 50
PSA   
- <0,1 14 64
- 0,1-1 8 37
Smoking   
- On-going 3 14
- Previous 9 41
- Non-smokers 10 45
BMI   
- <25 10 45
- 25-30 10 45
- >30 2 9
Level of exercise   
- High 7 32
- Moderate 10 45
- Low 5 23
Comorbidity   
- Cardio-vascular disease 13 59
- Diabetes mellitus 3 14
- IBD 1 5
- Chronic pain 3 14
- None (of above) 2 9
  1. IBD= inflammatory bowed disease.
  2. HT= hormone therapy.