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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with the ovary above or below PTV

From: Association between the location of transposed ovary and ovarian dose in patients with cervical cancer treated with postoperative pelvic radiotherapy

Characteristics Above PTV (n = 32) Below PTV (n = 144) P-value
Ovarian volume, cm3 12.84 ± 7.92 13.63 ± 9.13 0.650*
Ovarian cyst, case (rate) 6 (18.8%) 29 (20.1%) 0.859#
Side of transposed ovaries    0.117#
 Right side 27 (84.4%) 102 (70.8%)  
 Left side 5 (15.6%) 42 (29.2%)  
Radiotherapy methods    0.001#
 3D-CRT 21 (65.6%) 47 (32.6%)  
 IMRT 11 (34.4%) 97 (67.4%)  
Distance from iliac crest plane, cm 3.87 ± 1.92 0.49 ± 2.20 0.000*
Dmax≤400 cGy, case (rate) 32 (100%) 57 (39.6%) 0.000#
  1. *Student’s t-test
  2. # χ2 test