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Table 3 Post-treatment parameters according to number of patients 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*
Stasis or flow reduction, n (%)    <0.0001
 No 10 (41.7 %) 27 (93.1 %)
 Yes 14 (58.3 %) 02 (6.9 %)
Stasis, n (%)    0.03
 No 17 (70.8 %) 27 (93.1 %)
 Yes 7 (29.2 %) 02 (6.9 %)
Mean activity delivered (as a percentage of planned activity) 74.7 ± 25.9 % 99.6 ± 1.9 % <0.001
Activity delivered (as a percentage of planned activity), n (%)    <0.0001
 100 % 8 (33.4 %) 28 (96.6 %)
 90–95 % 04 (16.7 %) 01 (3.4 %)
 80–89 % 02 (8.3 %) 0 (0 %)
 50–79 % 6 (25 %) 0 (0 %)
 <50 % 4 (16.7 %) 0 (0 %)
Mild-to-moderate abdominal pain during application of SIRT, n (%)    0.002
 Yes 9 (37.5 %) 1 (3.4 %)
 No 15 (62.5 %) 28 (96.6 %)
  1. *Chi-square test