Table 1

Characteristics of the 15 patients analyzed

CharacteristicTotal (n = 15 patients)
Median age (range)70 years (55–86 year)
Median Karnofsky performance status (range)90% (70–90%)
Baseline median biochemical parameters (range)
 Hemoglobin (g/dl)11.2 (7.8–13.3)
 LDHa (unit/liter)352 (240–638)
 PSA (ng/ml)71.1 (0.15–653)
Previous hormonal therapy lines (range)1 (1–2)
  • a LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; PSA, prostate specific antigen.