International Journal of Dentistry / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Variation of Energy in Photobiomodulation for the Control of Radiotherapy-Induced Oral Mucositis: A Clinical Study in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Table 3

Clinical features of the cases.

Group
0.25 J1.0 J

Mean age (year)59.559.5>0.05
Smokers29 (96.7%)26 (89.3%)>0.05
Alcoholics28 (93.3%)26 (89.3%)>0.05
Primary tumor locationLarynx13 (43.3%)10 (35.7%)>0.05
Oropharynx9 (30.0%)7 (25.0%)
Mouth8 (26.7%)11 (39.3%)
Clinical stage of primary tumorsI or II5 (16.7%)7 (25.0%)>0.05
III or IV25 (83.3%)21 (75.0%)
Association to chemotherapy23 (76.7%)18 (64.3%)>0.05
Tumoral recurrence8 (26.7%)6 (21.4%)>0.05

t-test; chi-square test.