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Table 5 Late toxicity

From: Excellent local control with IOERT and postoperative EBRT in high grade extremity sarcoma: results from a subgroup analysis of a prospective trial

Late toxicity All grades Grade 3
  n % n %
Hyperpigmentation 20 59%   
Fibrosis 10 29%   
Neuropathy 4 12% 1 3%
Bone necrosis 2 6% 1 3%
Bursitis 2 6%   
Infection of implant 1 3% 1 3%
Deep vein thrombosis 1 3% 1 3%
Lymph edema     
At 1 year 10 33%*   
At 2 years 4 15%°   
Joint function     
At 1 year 11 37%* 2 7%*
At 2 years 6 23%° 1 4%°
  1. n: number of patients,%: percentage, *: of 30 evaluable patients, °: of 26 evaluable patients, some patients had more than one toxicity.