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Table 4 Acute and late toxicities by CTCAE, version 4.0 (n = 31)

From: Carbon ion radiotherapy for 80 years or older patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Acute toxicities
 Organs involved G0 G1 G2 G3 G4
 Dermatitis 2 29 0 0 0
 Pneumonitis 23 8 0 0 0
 Encephalopathy 30 1 0 0 0
 Ascites 31 0 0 0 0
Late toxicities
 Organs involved G0 G1 G2 G3 G4
 Dermatitis 9 22 0 0 0
 Pneumonitis 17 14 0 0 0
 Encephalopathy 28 0 0 3 0
 Ascites 26 5 0 0 0
 Rib bone fracture 31 0 0 0 0
Change of Child-Pugh score after start of C-ion RT
  ≤ 0 + 1 + 2 + 3
 Acute phase 26 4 1 0
 Late phase 29 5 1 0
  1. Abbreviations: CTCAE = Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events, C-ion RT = Carbon ion radiotherapy