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Table 4 Toxicity in the two groups after SBRT in 6 months

From: Long-term survival analysis in combined transarterial embolization and stereotactic body radiation therapy versus stereotactic body radiation monotherapy for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma >5 cm

Toxicity (Grade) TAE/TACE + SBRT group SBRT group P value
1 2 ≥3 1 2 ≥3
Epigastric discomfort 5 1 1 4 0 1  
Nausea 3 1 0 2 1 0  
Vomiting 2 1 2 1 0 1  
Anemia 2 0 0 2 1 0  
Gastric ulcer 0 0 1 0 0 1  
Fatigue 4 2 0 3 1 0  
Liver failure 0 0 2 0 0 1  
Gastrointestinal hemorrhage 0 0 1 0 0 1  
Total 16/77 5/77 7/77 12/50 3/50 5/50 0.442
  1. ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, SBRT stereotactic body radiation therapy, TACE/TAE transarterial embolization