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Table 2 Proportion of patients receiving different 5-FU- and capecitabine-based chemotherapeutic regimens

From: Cardiotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil and capecitabine in Chinese patients: a prospective study

Treatment protocol Patients
n %
5-FU based treatment regimen 196  
 5-FU bolus 3 1.5
 24-h continuous infusion 9 4.6
 5-FU + folinic acid + oxaliplatin 118 60.2
 5-FU + folinic acid + irinotecan 37 18.9
 Other 5-FU combo therapy 29 14.8
Capecitabine based treatment regimen 331  
 Capecitabine monotherapy 11 3.3
 Capecitabine + oxaliplatin 310 93.7
 Other capecitabine combo therapy 10 3.0
  1. 5-FU: 5-Fluorouracil