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Table 2 Post-treatment parameters according to number of procedures with each application agent for SIRT

From: Evaluation of the delivered activity of yttrium-90 resin microspheres using sterile water and 5 % glucose during administration

  Sterile water Isotonic 5 % glucose (G5W) p value*
(n = 50) (n = 54)
Stasis or flow reduction, n (%)    <0.0001
 No 22 (44 %) 43 (80 %)
 Yes 28 (56 %) 11 (20 %)
Stasis, n (%)    0.02
 No 36 (72 %) 48 (89 %)
 Yes 14 (28 %) 06 (11 %)
Mean activity delivered (as a percentage of planned activity) 77.4 ± 24.3 % 96.1 ± 11.0 % <0.001
Activity delivered (as a percentage of planned activity), n (%)    <0.0001
 100 % 22 (44 %) 47 (87 %)
 90–95 % 04 (8 %) 01 (2 %)
 80–89 % 03 (6 %) 01 (2 %)
 50–79 % 15 (30 %) 5 (9 %)
 <50 % 6 (12 %) 0 (0 %)
Mild-to-moderate abdominal pain during application of SIRT, n (%)    <0.0001
 Yes 22 (44 %) 1 (1.8 %)
 No 28 (56 %) 53 (98.2 %)
  1. *Chi-square test