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Table 2 Effect evaluation of CT-guided 125I seed implantation

From: Clinical application of computed tomography-guided 125I seed interstitial implantation for head and neck cancer patients with unmanageable cervical lymph node metastases

  Pre-implantation Three months post-implantation Six months post-implantation
Tumor volume (cm2) 21.23 ± 8.83 9.19 ± 7.52# 6.42 ± 9.79#
NRS 7.77 ± 0.92 3.06 ± 1.06# 2.39 ± 1.15#
KPS 73.60 ± 7.90 83.18 ± 5.97# 82.86 ± 5.43#
  1. KPS Karnofsky performance score, NRS Numerical rating scale
  2. Compared with pre-implantation, # P < 0.05