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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics for group (A) and (B)

From: Upper Egypt experience in bladder preservation using concurrent chemoradiotherapy

Characteristics Group A Group B
  (n= 30) (n=30)
median age “years” 56 57.3
Sex   
male 24 (80%) 21 (70%)
female 6 (20%) 9 (30%)
Performance status   
1 23 (76.6%) 29 (97%)
2 7 (23.3%) 1 (3%)
Transurethral resection   
complete 8 (26.6%) 25 (83.3%)
incomplete 22 (73.3%) 5 (16.7%)
Disease stage at presentation   
T2a 2 (7%) 2 (7%)
T2b 9 (30%) 25 (83%)
T3a 11 (37%) 2 (7%)
T3b 7 (23%) 1 (3%)
T4a 1 (3%) -----
Grade   
I 0 9
II 18 (60%) 10 (33.3%)
III 12 (40%) 11 (36.7 %)
Bilharzial type   
Yes 0 13 (43.3%)
No 30 17 (56.6%)
Type of surgery   
Partial cystectomy 0 7 (23.3%)
TURT 30 23 (76.6%)