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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with the ovarian Dmax greater or less than 400 cGy

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

Characteristics Dmax 400 cGy (n = 57) Dmax > 400 cGy (n = 87) P-value
Height, cm 158.58 ± 5.72 159.29 ± 4.47 0.407*
Weight, kg 56.15 ± 10.69 54.74 ± 9.82 0.638*
BMI 22.06 ± 3.85 21.57 ± 3.69 0.445*
Ovarian volume, cm3 12.45 ± 8.12 14.40 ± 9.69 0.209*
Ovarian cyst, case (rate) 11 (19.3%) 18 (20.7%) 0.839#
Side of transposed ovaries    0.083#
 Right side 45 (78.9%) 57 (65.5%)  
 Left side 12 (21.1%) 30 (34.5%)  
Radiotherapy methods    0.190#
 3D-CRT 15 (26.3%) 32 (36.8%)  
 IMRT 42 (73.7%) 55 (63.2%)  
Distance from iliac crest plane, cm 1.08 ± 2.28 0.10 ± 2.06 0.008*
Transverse distance from PTV, cm 4.03 ± 1.15 2.88 ± 1.01 0.000*
Longitudinal distance from PTV, cm −3.22 ± 2.41 −3.89 ± 2.12 .083*
  1. *Student’s t-test
  2. # χ2 test