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Table 1 Patient and tumour characteristics

From: Regional chemotherapy by isolated limb perfusion prior to surgery compared with surgery and post-operative radiotherapy for primary, locally advanced extremity sarcoma: a comparison of matched cohorts

  Standard cohort ILP cohort Overall
Number of patients 80 44 124
Age at operation (median), years 60.5 56 57.5
Gender
 Male 46 (57.5%) 24 (54.5%) 70 (56.5%)
 Female 34 (42.5%) 20 (45.5%) 54 (43.5%)
Tumour site
 Thigh 74 (92.5%) 30 (68.2%) 104 (83.9%)
 Popliteal fossa 1 (1.3%) 5 (11.4%) 6 (4.8%)
 Leg 5 (6.3%) 9 (20.5%) 14 (11.3%)
Median tumour size (cm) 13 13 13
Tumour grade
 II 28 (35.0%) 13 (29.5%) 41 (33.1%)
 III 52 (65.0%) 31 (70.5%) 83 (66.9%)
Histology
 Pleomorphic 35 (43.8%) 20 (45.5%) 55 (44.4%)
 Liposarcoma 13 (16.3%) 10 (22.7%) 23 (18.5%)
 Leiomyosarcoma 9 (11.3%) 5 (11.4%) 14 (11.3%)
 Solitary fibrous tumour 3 (3.8%) 1 (2.3%) 4 (3.2%)
 MPNST 2 (2.5%) 2 (4.5%) 4 (3.2%)
 Other 18 (23.8%) 6 (13.6%) 24 (19.4%)
  1. MPNST malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour