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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the enrolled patients

From: Assessment of safety margin after microwave ablation of stage I NSCLC with three-dimensional reconstruction technique using CT imaging

Characteristics Number of patients
Overall 36
Age (years)  
< 70 13
≥ 70 23
Mean ± SD 74.44 ± 8.46
Range 60–91
Gender  
Male 21
Female 15
ECOG score  
0 10
1 20
2 6
Histological types  
Adenocarcinoma 27
Squamous cell carcinoma 9
T stage  
T1a 12
T1b 15
T1c 5
T2a 4
Tumor size  
0.5–1 cm 13
1.1–2 cm 15
2.1–3 cm 5
3.1–4 cm 3
Clinical stage  
IA 32
IB 4
Ablative margin  
< 5 mm 18
≥ 5 mm 18
Mean ± SD 0.51 ± 0.17
Range 2.8–8.8 mm
  1. ECOG Eastern Clinical Oncology Group