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Table 2 Characteristics of 29 patients with intracranial hemangiopericytoma receiving post-operative radiotherapy divided by radiotherapy technique

From: Does post-operative radiotherapy improve the treatment outcomes of intracranial hemangiopericytoma? A retrospective study

  All patients N (%) IMRT (11 patients) N (%) SRS (18 patients) N (%) P value
Age in years     0.074*
  > 50 13(44.8%) 7(63.6%) 6(33.3%)  
  < 50 16(55.2%) 4(36.4%) 12(66.7%)  
Sex     0.316
 Male 14(48.3%) 4(36.4%) 8(55.6%)  
 Female 15(51.7%) 7(63.6%) 8(44.4%)  
Tumor location     1.000
 Supratentorial 25(84.2%) 10(90.9%) 15(83.3%)  
 Infratentorial 4(15.8%) 1(9.1%) 3(16.7%)  
Pathology grade     0.316
 Grade II 14(48.3%) 4(36.4%) 10(55.6%)  
 Grade III 15(51.7%) 7(63.6%) 8(44.4%)  
Extent of resection     0.862
 GTR 26(89.7%) 10(90.9%) 16(88.9%)  
 STR 3(10.3%) 1(9.1%) 2(11.1%)  
Recurrence     0.228
 Yes   3(27.4%) 9(50%)  
 No   8(72.7%) 9(50%)  
  1. RT radiotherapy, IMRT intensity-modulated radiotherapy, SRS stereotactic radiosurgery, GTR gross total resection, STR subtotal resection
  2. *P values are statistically significant