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Table 4 Prognostic value for overall survival and locoregional recurrence of treatment characteristics

From: Clinical results of conformal versus intensity-modulated radiotherapy using a focal simultaneous boost for muscle-invasive bladder cancer in elderly or medically unfit patients

Prognostic factors Overall survival Locoregional recurrence
n HR 95 % CI p n HR 95 % CI p
Received radiotherapy dose         
 55 Gy 57     57    
 60 Gy 55 0.70 (0.44;1.1) 0.15 55 0.81 (0.36;1.8) 0.61
 < prescribed dose 6 5.3 (2.1;13.0) <0.001     
Radiotherapy technique         
 3D-conformal 67     63    
 IMRT/VMAT 51 1.05 (0.66;1.7) 0.83 49 0.97 (0.43;2.2) 0.95
Treated with image-guidance         
 No 42     40    
 Yes 76 1.43 (0.88;2.3) 0.15 72 1.0 (0.45;2.4) 0.93
Elective lymph node irradiation         
 No 24     23    
 Yes 94 0.60 (0.36;1.0) 0.06 89 1.1 (0.37;3.1) 0.90
Use of fiducial markers         
 No 43     40    
 Yes 75 0.93 (0.59;1.46) 0.75 72 0.83 (0.37;1.9) 0.66