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Table 1 Baseline Patient Characteristics

From: Weekly induction intraperitoneal chemotherapy after primary surgical cytoreduction in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer

Characteristics IP therapy Without IP therapy
  (n = 230) (n = 179)
Age   
   <41 33 27
   41–60 172 138
   >60 14 25
FIGO stage   
   IIIa 19 8
   IIIb 22 6
   IIIc 148 128
   IV 41 37
Residual disease   
   ≤ 1 cm 123 68
   > 1 cm 107 111
Grade   
   1 8 4
   2 100 67
   3 122 107
   Not available 0 1
Histology   
   Serous 116 88
   Mucinous 13 18
   Endometrioid 25 16
   Unspecified adenocarcinoma 44 37
   Mixed 7 7
   Clear cell 18 7
   Others 7 6
  1. Abbreviation: IP, intraperitoneal; FIGO, International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics.