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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Myocardial deformation after radiotherapy: a layer-specific and territorial longitudinal strain analysis in a cohort of left-sided breast cancer patients (BACCARAT study)

  Left-sided BC patients n = 64
Age in years, mean ± SD 58 ± 9
Type of cancer, n (%)
 In situ 11 (17%)
 Invasive 53 (83%)
Surgery, n (%)
 Breast conserving 61 (95%)
 Mastectomy 3 (54%)
Regional lymph node irradiation 22 (34%)
Supraclavicular alone 1
Internal mammary alone 2
Both 19
Body mass index in kg/m2, mean ± SD 24.5 ± 4.2
Smoking, n (%)
 Never-smokers 34 (53%)
 Former smokers 20 (31%)
 Current smokers 10 (16%)
Systolic blood pressure, in mmHg, mean ± SD 119 ± 12
Diastolic blood pressure in mmHg, mean ± SD 75 ± 10
Hypertension, n (%) 14 (22%)
Diabetes, n (%) 5 (8%)
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%) 20 (31%)
Cardiac doses in Gy
Whole Heart
  Mean ± SD 3.05 ± 1.31
  Min – Max 0.87–6.37
Left Ventricle
  Mean ± SD 6.68 ± 3.36
  Min – Max 1.16–13.42
Left Descending Artery
  Mean ± SD 16.41 ± 7.41
  Min – Max 1.68–34.63
Circumflex Artery
  Mean ± SD 1.65 ± 0.82
  Min – Max 0.53–4.34
Right Coronary Artery
  Mean ± SD 0.71 ± 0.37
  Min – Max 0.14–2.50
  1. BC Breast Cancer, SD Standard Deviation