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Table 4 Acute and late adverse events due to treatment

From: Radiation field size and dose determine oncologic outcome in esophageal cancer

  Pre-CRT Def-CRT p value
G3 G4 G3 G4
Acute toxicity Esophagitis 3 2 10 3 0.66
Leukopenia 3 1 5 1 0.72
Neutropenia 3 1 3 0.21
Anemia 2 1 7 2 0.74
Thrombocytopenia 2 4 1 1
Nausea 4 3 0.21
Vomiting 1 6 0.41
Febrile neutropenia 1 2 1
Total events n = 8 n = 5 n = 24 n = 5 0.55
Late toxicity Cardiac 3 4 0.68
Pulmonary 4 2 0.17
Esophageal (stricture) 12 1 6 <0.001
Total events n = 16 n = 1 n = 12 n = 0 <0.001