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Table 3 Toxicity rates for the prostheses (top) and control group (bottom)

From: Radiotherapy-induced toxicity in prostate cancer patients with hip prostheses

Prostheses group
CTCAE grade
Acute GU
n = 17 (%)
Acute GI
n = 16a (%)
Late GU
n = 17 (%)
Late GI
n = 16a (%)
0 5 (29) 5 (31) 3 (18) 5 (31)
1 7 (41) 10 (63) 10 (59) 6 (38)
2 5 (29) 1 (6) 4 (24) 5 (31)
Control group
CTCAE grade
n = 50 (%) n = 50 (%) n = 50 (%) n = 50 (%)
0 2 (4) 19 (38) 28 (56) 31 (62)
1 36 (72) 29 (58) 12 (24) 12 (24)
2 12 (24) 2 (4) 10 (20) 6 (12)
3 0 0 0 1 (2)
p value 0.75 1.00 0.74 0.14
  1. The p values from the Fisher’s exact test indicate whether there is a significant difference in grade 2 or higher toxicity between the groups
  2. aOne patient in the prostheses group had a stoma prior to irradiation