Journal of Oncology / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Management of Esophageal Carcinoma Associated with Cirrhosis: A Retrospective Case-Control Analysis

Table 1

Chemotherapy toxicity (grade 3/grade 4) in oesophageal cancer patients with (case group) or without liver cirrhosis (control group); severe toxicity corresponds to patient with at least one grade 3 or 4 toxicity.

Case group Control group

Platelets grade 3/42/14/1NS
PMN grade 3/45/24/4NS
Mucitis grade 3/42/012/4.05
Vomiting grade 3/42/00/0NS
Other: severe99NS
Death during treatment53NS
Severe toxicity: no/yes11/1521/27NS

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