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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Effects of Radiotherapy in the treatment of multiple myeloma: a retrospective analysis of a Single Institution

Characteristics   N
Irradiation Irradiated Pat. 107 (70%)
  Target Vol. 202
  No Radiation 46 (30%)
Status Alive 77 (50%)
Sex Male 86 (56%)
  Female 67 (44%)
Age (years) Range 30-87 59 median
Classification IgG kappa 59 (39%)
  IgG lambda 25 (16%)
  IgA kappa 21 (14%)
  IgA lambda 15 (10%)
  Kappa 15 (10%)
  Lambda 05 (03%)
  Diverse 13 (08%)
Stage at first diagnosis I 21 (14%)
(Durie&Salmon [8]) II 16 (10%)
  III A 99 (65 %)
  III B 17 (11%)
Radiation dose (Gy) 08 02 (01%)
  20 63 (31%)
  25 36 (18%)
  30 26 (13%)
  36 38 (19%)
  40 26 (13%)
  Diverse 11 (05%)
Simultaneous chemotherapy (with statement about analgesia) 108 (73)
Surgical intervention   29 (20)
  1. n = number of patients, Stage = Durie and Salmon.