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Table 2 Treatment related toxicity

From: Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for lung malignancies: preliminary toxicity results using a flattening filter-free linear accelerator operating at 2400 monitor units per minute

  Acute toxicity (≤ 90 days) Late toxicity (>90 days)
  Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5
Pulmonary       
Pneumonitis 4 1 4 2 1 1
Atelectasis - - 1 1 - -
Effusion 1 - 1 - - -
Nerve-related       
Brachial plexopathy - - - 1 - -
chest wall pain - - 2 - - -
  1. Type and number of toxic events for 64 patients with grade ≥2 acute toxicity (≤90 days) and subset of 49 patients with grade ≥2 late toxicity (>90 days) at median follow up of 11.5 months.