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Table 2 Appearance times and frequencies of the rib fractures and chest wall edema

From: Rib fracture after stereotactic radiotherapy for primary lung cancer: prevalence, degree of clinical symptoms, and risk factors


Appearance time ranges

Frequency in fracture group (n = 41)

Frequency in non-fracture group (n = 136)

Rib fractures


41 (100)*

0 (0)

Chest wall edema


35 (85.4)

10 (7.4)

  1. *The numbers in the parentheses in the frequencies of findings are percentages.