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Table 5 Reported side effects according to CTC 4.0 (n=22)

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

Variable CTC1-2 CTC3-4 Comment
  No % No %  
Lymphedema 8 36 0 0 2-3 patients only volume difference between limbs
Urinary      
-Urinary obstruction 16 73 0 0  
-Urinary pain 2 9 0 0  
-Urinary frequency 14 64 0 0  
-Urinary incontinence 8 36 0 0  
-Urinary retention 3 14 0 0  
-Hematuria 1 5 0 0  
Rectal      
-Rectal pain 1 5 0 0  
-Proctitis 4 18 0 0  
-Fecal incontinence 3 14 1 5  
-Diarrhea 2 9 0 0  
-Rectal hemorrhage 6 27 0 0  
-Urgency defecation in the morning 6 27    No CTC-grading
Other      
-Erectile dysfunction 5 23 16 72 One missing value
-Pelvic Pain 2 9 1 5 Multiple pelvic fractures
  1. CTC 4.0=Common Toxicity Criteria scale no 4.0.