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Table 1 Schedule of assessments

From: Long term cerebral and vascular complications after irradiation of the neck in head and neck cancer patients: a prospective cohort study: study rationale and protocol

Assessment Baseline Follow-up
Demographics   
Worksituation   X
Education   X
Marital status   X
Social/living status   X
Oncologic diagnose X X
Radiotherapy   
Dosis Total (Gy) X X
Dosis per fraction (Gy) X X
Number of fractions X X
Bilateral/unilateral X X
Dose on common carotid artery X X
Dose on internal carotid artery X X
Medical history   
Cerebrovascular events X X
Cerebrovascular risk factors X X
Cardiovascular events   X
Hypertension X X
Hypercholostrolemia   X
Smoking X X
Diabetes   X
Family history of cerebrovascular disease   X
Obesity   X
Migraine   X
Medication use   
Aspirin   X
Oral anticoagulance   X
Antihypertensive medication   X
Statin   X
Anti-diabetic medication   X
Physical examination   
Length and weight   X
Waist circumference   X
Blood pressure X X
BMI   X
Neurological examination   
Cranial nerves   X
Muscle strength   X
Coordination   X
Mobility   
Time up and Go/Tinetti   X
ECG   
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation   X
Left ventricle hypertrophia   X
Ischemia   X
Fasting laboratory investigation   
Glucose   X
Total cholesterol   X
Ultrasonography   
IMT X X
Elastography   X
Neuropsychological Examination   
Global cognitive functioning   
Minimal Mental State Examination (MMSE)   X
Frontal Assessment Battery (FAB)   X
1. Episodic Memory   
Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT)   X
2. Working memory   
Paper and Pencil Memory Scanning Tasks   X
Digit Span test   X
3. Executive functioning   
Stroop Color-Word Task   X
Trail Making Test (TMT)   X
Brixton Spatial Anticipation Test   X
4. Attention   
Verbal Series Attention Test(VSAT)   X
5. Fluency Language   
Letter fluency   X
Animal fluency   X
6. Speed information processing   
TMT A   X
Stroop test (mean score Parts I and II)   X
Letter Digity Substitution Task   X
Questionnaires   
Depressive symptoms   
Structured questionnaire depressive symptoms   X
Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI)   X
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)   X
Center of Epidemiological Studies Depression scale   X
Fatigue   
CIS 20 R   X
Health related Quality of Life   
Short form36   X
Others   
Structured questionnaire about sleep disorders   X
Subjective memory complaints   X
MRI   
Brain (T1, T2, FLAIR)   X
Carotid arteries (TOF, PCA, T1, T2, PD)   X