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Table 3 Site of recurrence characteristics in relation to different type of treatments performed 3DCRT or VMAT

From: Can advanced new radiation therapy technologies improve outcome of high grade glioma (HGG) patients? analysis of 3D-conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) versus volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) in patients treated with surgery, concomitant and adjuvant chemo-radiotherapy

  3DCRT 160 VMAT 165
  Number Percent Number Percent
Recurrence 114 71 101 61
Local (L) 94 82.5 74 73.2
Local + Distant(L + D) 6 5.2 12 11.8
Distant(D) 14 12.3 15 15
In field (IF) 97 97 82 95.4
Marginal(M) 3 3 4 4.6
Outfield (OF) 0 0 0 0
  1. Abbreviations: 3DCRT 3dimensional conformal radiotherapy, VMAT volumetric modulated arc therapy