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Table 3 Response of subgroups of lymph nodes

From: Efficacy of concurrent chemoradiotherapy plus Endostar compared with concurrent chemoradiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a retrospective study

  CCRT + E CCRT P value for CR rate
Retropharyngeal lymph nodes    
 CR 42 (95.5%) 38 (84.4%) 0.170
 PR 2 (4.5%) 6 (13.3%)  
 SD 0 (0) 1 (2.2%)  
Lymph nodal necrosis    
 CR 47 (100%) 40 (80.0%) 0.001
 PR 0 (0) 10 (20.0%)  
 SD 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Extranodal extension of lymph nodes    
 CR 31 (100%) 23 (85.2%) 0.041
 PR 0 (0) 4 (14.8%)  
 SD 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Shortest diameter ≤ 3 cm of lymph nodes    
 CR 89 (97.8%) 88 (88.9%) 0.015
 PR 2 (2.2%) 8 (8.1%)  
 SD 0 (0) 3 (3.0%)  
Shortest diameter > 3 cm of lymph nodes    
 CR 13 (100.0%) 10 (71.4%) 0.098
 PR 0 (0) 4 (28.6%)  
 SD 0 (0) 0 (0)  
  1. CR, complete remission; PR, partial remission; SD, stable disease