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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients with lower limb edema (n = 1,034)

From: Factors associated with response to compression-based physical therapy for secondary lower limb lymphedema after gynecologic cancer treatment: a multicenter retrospective study

Characteristics Category   
Age, year (SD)   58.0 (11.7)
BMI, kg/m2 (SD)   22.7 (3.9)
Type of cancer, n (%) Cervical cancer 414 (40.0)
Endometrial cancer 274 (26.5)
Ovarian cancer 159 (15.4)
Missing (Uterine cancer) 187 (18.1)
Lymphadenectomy, n (%) Pelvic 581 (56.2)
Pelvic + paraaorta 264 (25.5)
Missing 189 (18.3)
Chemotherapy, n (%)   87 (8.4)
Radiotherapy, n (%)   268 (25.9)
Stage, n (%) I 24 (2.3)
II 885 (85.6)
Late in II 109 (10.5)
III 16 (1.5)
Circumference, cm (SD) Total 163.9 (21.1)
Ankle 23.1 (7.0)
Crus 37.4 (5.9)
Thigh 47.3 (6.3)
Groin 56.0 (6.6)
MLD, n (%)   881 (85.2)
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, MLD manual lymphatic drainage