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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Can exhaled NO fraction predict radiotherapy-induced lung toxicity in lung cancer patients?

  Lung cancer patients (n = 65)
Males/Females 48/17
Age (years, mean (SD)) 61 (11)
Smoking history Current smoker 13
  Ex smoker 49
  Never smoker 3
Histology and stage NSCLC
  squamous : 32
  adenocarcinoma : 12
  large cell : 4
  unspecified : 4
  Stage : I : 1
  II : 4
  III : 47
  SCLC : 13
  Stage : limited:
Treatment sequential chemo-RT : 21
  concurrent chemo-RT : 40
  no chemotherapy : 4
  lung resection before RT : 14
DVH (mean (SD)) V5: 45% (15%)
  V13: 31% (12%)
  V20: 24% (10%)
  V30: 17% (8%)
  MLD: 12.9 Gy (4.6 Gy)
Baseline PFT Normal values : 15 Restrictive ventilatory defect : 13
  Obstructive ventilatory defect : 37
  1. (N)SCLC: (non) small cell lung cancer. DVH: dose volume histogram, MLD: mean lung dose (Gy), PFT: pulmonary function test, V5, 13, 20, 300: percentage of lung volume receiving at least 5, 13, 20 or 30 Gy (%).