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Table 6 Factors affecting in volume reduction rate

From: Defining the optimal dose of radiation in leukemic patients with extramedullary lesions

Factors Mean Volume Reduction Rate (%) p -value
Primary disease Yes 75.0 0.077
AML No 56.9  
RT site Yes 75.7 0.254
Soft tissue No 64.1  
Concurrent Yes 78.7 0.248
Chemotherapy No 65.3  
Initial size Yes 48.4 0.065
BP ≥ 30 cm2 No 72.5  
Initial size Yes 58.5 0.175
LD ≥ 6.0 cm No 73.0  
Follow up time Yes 69.0 0.877
≥ 2 weeks No 67.3  
Total dose Yes 76.6 0.178
≥ 25 Gy No 63.0  
BED10 Yes 76.9 0.140
≥ 30 Gy No 62.2  
  1. Abbreviations: AML = Acute myeloid leukemia, BP = Bidimensional product, LD = Largest dimension, BED = Biologic effective dose