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Table 3 Rectal toxicity according to S-RS grading scale at the completion of RT

From: Feasibility and radiation induced toxicity regarding the first application of transperineal implementation of biocompatible balloon for high dose radiotherapy in patients with prostate carcinoma

  Grade 1
Subjective  
Tenesmus Occasional urgency
  1/15
Mucosal loss Occasional
  2/15
Sphincter control Occasional
  -
Stool frequency 2-4 per day
  5/15
Pain Occasional & minimal
  5/15
Objective  
Bleeding Occult
  -
Mucosa-surface Localized-spotted congested mucosa
  3/15
Ulceration Superficial 1 cm2
  1/15
  1. Only Grade I acute toxicity was noted.