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Table 1 Exhaustive demographic and clinical data of the cohort analyzed

From: Integrating data from multidisciplinary Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: a cohort study

Features Patients
Gender
 Males 62
 Females 26
Asbestos exposure
 Work 26
 Environmental 32
 None 30
Smoking habit
 Never 36
 Active smokers 15
 Past smokers 37
Radiologic findings
 Pleural effusion 84
 Bilateral alterations 34
 Mediastinal involvment 34
 Diaphragm involvement 45
Diagnostic approach
 Medical thoracoscopy 50
 VATS 19
 CT-guided biopsy 19
Histology
 Epitheliod 66
 Sarcomatoid 6
 Biphasic 7
 NOS 9
Disease stage (TNM)
 I 37
 II 30
 IIIA 5
 IIIB 9
 IV 7
Therapy
Surgery
  P/D 46
  Palliative surgery 6
Chemotherapy
  I line
   Platinum-pemetrexed 67
   Monochemotherapy 18
  II line 52
   Gemcitabine 30
   Vinorelbine 19
   Re-challenge 3
  Radiotherapy
   Debulking 3
   Palliative 4
Outcome Months
 PFS 9.8
 OS 15.6
  1. VATS: video-assisted thoracoscopy, CT: computed-tomography, NOS: not otherwise specified, TNM: tumor-nodes-metastases, PFS: progression free survival, OS: overall survival