Table 1

Characteristics of patients with colorectal cancer and liver metastases undergoing SIR therapy

Median

Range


Age

62.6 years

35.3 - 77.9 years


Time to SIRT after primary diagnosis

25 months

6-140


Number

Percentage (%)


Patients

49

100


Gender

Female

16

32.7

Male

33

67.3


Localisation of primary tumor

Colon

11

22.5

Sigma

22

44.0

Rectum

16

32.5


Chemotherapies before SIRT

FOLFOX

42

85.7

FOLFIRI

47

95.9


Therapy response

REM

9

18.4

SD

5

10.2

PD

35

71.4

Progression defining

liver metastases

19

54.3

extrahepatic manifestation

6

17.1

deceased

10

28.6


One year survival*

Yes

22

45.8

No

26

54.2


Median

95% Conf. Interval


Overall survival

8.8 months

5.1-18.1


* one patient lost to follow-up

Fahmueller et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-5

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