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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Retrospective analysis of fractionated intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in the interdisciplinary management of primary optic nerve sheath meningiomas

Age Median / range (years) 47.9 22.2–82.4
  n %
Sex
 Male 8 31
 Female 18 69
Side
 Right 16 62
 Left 10 38
Time from diagnosis to radiotherapy
  < 1 year 22 85
  > 1 year 4 15
PET for radiotherapy planning
 No 4 15
 Yes 22 85
Growth pattern
 Sheathlike 18 69
 Fusiform 8 31
Involvement of optic canal
 No 9 35
 Yes 17 65
Use of corticosteroids
 No 16 62
 Yes 10 38