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Table 8 Cisplatin treatment regimen and acute toxicity

From: 3-weekly or weekly cisplatin concurrently with radiotherapy for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck – a multicentre, retrospective analysis

Toxicity 3-weekly
(n = 127)
Weekly
(n = 187)
Total
(n = 314)
p-value
Nephrotoxicity 0.016
 Yes 42 (33.1%) 39 (20.9%) 81 (25.8%)
 No 85 (66.9%) 148 (79.1%) 233 (74.2%)
Ototoxicity 0.711
 Yes 19 (15%) 24 (12.8%) 43 (13.7%)
 No 108 (85%) 163 (87.2%) 271 (86.3%)