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Table 6 Adverse events in the patients receiving external beam radiotherapy (EBRT group, n = 35).

From: Determining the role of external beam radiotherapy in unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a retrospective analysis of 84 patients

  RTOG toxicity grade
Adverse events 1
n(%)
2
n(%)
3
n(%)
4
n(%)
Gastrointestinal     
   Anorexia 9 (25.7%) 3 (8.6%) 1 (2.9%)  
   Nausea 10 (28.6%) 3 (8.6%)   
   Vomiting 4 (11.4%) 2 (5.7%)   
Hepatic     
   ALT 5 (14.3%) 2 (5.7%) 1 (2.9%)  
   AST 4 (11.4%) 1 (2.9%)   
   ALP 5 (14.3%) 2 (5.7%) 1 (2.9%)  
   Bilirubin 3 (8.6%) 1 (2.9%)   
Bone Marrow     
   WBC 4 (11.4%) 2 (5.7%)   
   RBC 2 (5.7%) 1 (2.9%)   
   PLT 4 (11.4%) 3 (8.6%) 1 (2.9%)  
  1. ALT, alanine aminotransferase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALP, alkaline phosphatase; RTOG, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group; WBC, white blood cell; RBC, red blood cell; PLT, platelets.