Table 2

Geometric results of Space OAR™ injection
Distance apex (mm) Distance center (mm) Distance base (mm) Spacer volume (ml)
w/o Spacer with Spacer Difference w/o Spacer with Spacer Difference w/o Spacer with Spacer Difference
Pat 1 0 13 13 0 18 18 0 18 18 14.3
Pat 2 0 7 7 0 14 14 4 13 9 5.1
Pat 3 0 11 11 0 14 14 0 10 10 12.4
Pat 4 1 14 13 0 11 11 2 16 14 12.1
Pat 5 1 7 6 1 14 13 2 18 16 10.5
Pat 6 1 10 9 3 17 14 2 13 11 17.1
Pat 7 1 10 9 1 8 7 3 13 10 16.4
Pat 8 2 11 9 1 15 14 1 16 15 9.7
Pat 9 0 15 15 1 22 21 0 18 18 9.1
Pat 10 0 2 2 0 15 15 1 18 17 10.7
mean±SD 9±4 14±4 14±4 11.7±3.6

Distance between prostate and rectum at three different anatomically defined points (base, center and apex of prostate) was evaluated before and after spacer insertion.

Abbreviations

Pat – patient.

SD – standard deviation.

w/o – without.

Eckert et al.

Eckert et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-27

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