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Table 2 The 5-year OS, LC, and DMFS rates for all patients for each patient characteristic

From: Invasion of the pterygoid plates: an indicator for regional lymph node failure in maxillary sinus cancer

Characteristic 5-year OS rate (%) 5-year LC rate 5-year DMFS rate
  No. (%)   p value   p value   p value
Age (years)        
 ≥ 70 years 30 (55) 36 0.03 57 0.45 51 0.21
 < 70 years 25 (45) 60   78   44  
Gender        
 Male 46 (84) 52 0.49 72 0.19 46 0.53
 Female 9 (16) 42   42   50  
ECOG PS        
 0 42 (76) 40  < 0.01 67 0.9 51  < 0.01
 1 11 (20) 20   68   41  
 ≥ 2 2 (4)   100   
T factor        
 3 5 (9) 60 0.83 80 0.5 80 0.83
 4a 26 (47) 45   57   44  
 4b 24 (44) 56   76   43  
N factor        
 Negative 38 (69) 51 0.85 67 0.98 55 0.39
 Positive 17 (31) 47   68   31  
Direction of tumor invasion medial site        
 Yes 53 (96) 48 0.4 65 0.38 47 0.67
 No 2 (4) 50   100   50  
Lateral site        
 Yes 45 (82) 51 0.99 65 0.75 49 0.43
 No 10 (18) 50   78   40  
Cranial site        
 Yes 52 (95) 50 0.28 69 0.52 49 0.85
 No 3 (5) 50   50   0  
Caudal site        
 Yes 31 (56) 35 0.01 56 0.31 39 0.32
 No 14 (44) 69   77   56  
Anterior site        
 Yes 48 (87) 46 0.11 66 0.38 45 0.86
 No 7 (13) 83     57  
Posterior site (pterygoid plates)       
 Yes 34 (62) 36 0.01 62 0.41 37 0.29
 No 21 (38) 71   73   60  
Nasopharynx        
 Yes 5 (9) 60 0.62 65 0.28 47 0.54
 No 50 (91) 50   100   40  
Posterior wall+        
 Yes 50 (91) 55 1 65 0.93 45 0.9
 No 5 (9) 60   80   60