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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Surgical spacer placement prior carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT): an effective feasible strategy to improve the treatment for sacral chordoma

Variable Patient (6)
Gender  
 Male 2 pts (33.3 %)
 Female 4 pts (66.6 %)
Age (median range) 45.3 years (20–55 years)
Follow-up 13.3 (6–18 months)
Previous abdominal surgery  
 - Yes 3 pts (50 %)
Time of surgery—open approach (min) 133.33 (mean) – max 200/min 75
Post operative day (POD) of stay 7.66 (mean) – max 9/min 6
 - No 3 pts (50 %)
Time of surgery—laparoscopic approach (min) 150 (mean) – max 240/min 70
Post operative day (POD) of stay 10 (mean) – max 12/min 9