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Table 4 Comparison of pre- and post-treatment analgesic scores stratified according to VAS response criteria

From: [177Lu]Lu-DOTA-ZOL bone pain palliation in patients with skeletal metastases from various cancers: efficacy and safety results

Response (VAS criteria) Number of patients (N) Baseline AS (median, IQR) Post-treatment AS (median, IQR) P value
CR 11 6 (6–8) 2 (1.2–2.7) 0.001
PR 20 7 (6–8) 3 (3–3.5) < 0.0001
MR 5 8 (6–8.25) 4.8 (4–6) 0.006
NR 4 8.5 (8–12.5) 8 (8–12) 0.918
  1. All the values are mentioned as median and inter-quartile range (IQR)
  2. VAS visual analogue score, N number of patients, IQR interquartile range, CR complete response, PR partial response, MR minimal response, NR no response