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Table 1 Overview on procedures and outcome

From: Local ablation or radioembolization of colorectal cancer metastases: comorbidities or older age do not affect overall survival

   Median overall survival (months)a
Patients Procedures Patient age Comorbidity
n n ≥ 70 years <  70 years CCI ≥ 3 CCI < 3
RFA 60 99 26.7 m 24.3 m 24.0 m 26.2 m
 liver 18 21   (p= 0.76)   (p= 0.16)
 lung 42 77     
 other 1 1     
HDR-BT 192 491 19.1 m 18.2 m 16.4 m 18.9 m
 liver 176 422   (p= 0.83)   (p= 0.43)
 lung 29 52     
 lymph node 9 9     
 other 8 8     
Y90-RE 96 142 6.9 m 6.5 m 5.3 m 6.9 m
     (p= 0.86)   (p= 0.21)
  1. astatistics for overall survival according to Cox regression analysis; p-values (bold) refer to the comparison of survival between age/comorbidity groups