Table 1

Baseline characteristics

ParameterRTX+DXM (n = 62)DXM (n = 71)P value for difference between groups
Age, median (IQR)51 y (36-63)58 y (41-70).2
Females, n (%)36 (58%)34 (48%).3
Baseline platelet count ×109/L, median (IQR)13 (6-20)14 (8-23).4
Follow-up period in days, median (IQR)921 (526-1152)922 (190-1126).3
Dexamethasone cycles during treatment
 1 cycle, no. of patients (%)43 (69%)40 (56%).09
 2-3 cycles, no. of patients (%)16 (26%)22 (31%)
 >4 cycles, no. of patients (%)3 (5%)9 (13%)
  • IQR, interquartile range.