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Table 4 Symptoms related to brain metastases in patients with KPS score ≥ 70 pre-treatment and 4 weeks after treatment

From: Retrospective study of hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy combined with whole brain radiotherapy for patients with brain metastases

Symptoms Number of patients
Pre-treatment Four weeks after treatment
Upturn No change Deterioration New symptoms
Headache 12 11 1 0 0
Dizziness 10 5 5 0 0
Nausea 3 2 1 0 0
Vomiting 4 3 1 0 0
Tremor 1 1 0 0 0
Muscle weakness in the upper limb 3 2 1 0 0
Muscle weakness in the lower limb 5 3 2 0 0
Motor weakness 4 3 1 0 0
Numbness 6 4 2 0 0
Unsteady gait 2 1 1 0 0
Glossolalia 2 1 1 0 0
Blurred vision 2 0 2 0 0
Hiccup 1 0 1 0 0