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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics

From: The combination therapy of high-intensity focused ultrasound with radiotherapy in locally advanced pancreatic carcinoma

Characteristics Value (%)
Patient number 16
Sex  
 Male 10 (62.5)
 Female 6 (37.5)
Age (year) 62.3 ± 10.5 (49–72)
Karnofsky performance status 84.4 ± 5.1 (80–90)
BMIa (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 3.1 (17.3–27.2)
Tumor location  
 Head 9 (56.3)
 Body 7 (43.7)
Tumor diameter (cm) 3.7 ± 2.6 (3.0–6.2)
Serum CA-199 pre-HIFU (U/L) 102.1 (25.8–229.6)
Serum amylopsin and lipase pre-HIFU (U/L) 101.5 (49.3–202.6)/210.5 (73.7–401.1)
Visual analog scale(VAS) 5.1 ± 2.2 (3–8)
  1. a BMI Body mass index