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Table 3 Patients` characteristics

From: Total Body Irradiation (TBI) using Helical Tomotherapy in children and young adults undergoing stem cell transplantation

Patient no. Age at treatment (years) Diagnosis Additional risk-factors Prior radiation treatment Body length in treatment position (cm)
1 8 ALL BCR-ABL+ / 154
2 4 ALL BCR-ABL+ / 110
3 18 ALL Non-response day 28 of induction therapy / 180
4 22 AML in CML M-BCR-ABL+ / 180
5 18 ALL Recurrence / / 172
6 7 ALL Recurrence Biphenotypic leukemia / 130
7 13 ALL 2nd Recurrence / 12 Gy Whole Brain; 24 Gy Scrotum 164
8 14 ALL Recurrence / / 172
9 9 ALL Recurrence / 12 Gy Whole Brain 158
10 12 ALL Recurrence / 18 Gy Whole Brain 152
  1. Patient age ranged from 4–22 years. Most of the patients presented with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia) in first or second remission, one patient presented with an acute blast crisis (AML: acute myeloic leukemia) in a CML (chronic myeloic leukemia) Risk factors such as positivity for the bcr-abl gene fusion product were seen in some case, two patients had had prior radiation therapy. Body length in treatment position (supine, feet outstretched) ranged from 110–180 cm.