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Table 2 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of the two studied groups

From: Modified technique for thermal radiofrequency ablation of Thoracic dorsal root ganglia under combined fluoroscopy and CT guidance: a randomized clinical trial

 CT-guided group
n = 40
Standard group
n = 38
p value
Age (years)57.0 ± 11.759.2 ± 13.20.438
Gender (male/female)29/1125/130.521
Chest pathology
 Lung cancer19 (47.5%)20 (52.6%)1.000
 Pleural mesothelioma14 (35.0%)13 (34.2)
 Chest secondaries5 (12.5%)4 (10.5%)
 Chest wall masses2 (5.0%)1 (2.6%)
Body mass index (kg/m2)29.2 ± 5.228.3 ± 4.30.409
Side of treatment (Rt/Lt)21/1921/170.807
  1. Data are supplied as mean ± SD, numbers (%).