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Table 3 Profiles of three patients and their radiosensitivity under different settings of VPA intake

From: Ex vivo radiosensitivity is increased in non-cancer patients taking valproate

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3
VPA-dosage per day (1) (mg) 0 0 500
VPA-dosage per day (2) (mg) 2400 3000 1500
B/M-value 2 Gy (1) 0.491 0.399 0.354
B/M-value 2 Gy (2) 0.576 0.522 0.630
Distance between time point (1) and (2) 72 h 48 h 72 h
Age 78 35 21
Sex M M M
Height (cm) n.a. 173 n.a.
Weight (kg) 80 72 86
Comedication 10 2 2
  1. (1) Is the first time point with the specific VPA dosage and the first determination of radiation sensitivity and (2) is the second time point with the VPA dosage and the second determination of radiation sensitivity in identical patients