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Table 4 Amplitude of tumor movement in the upper and the lower lung field (mm)

From: Stereotactic body radiotherapy for stage I lung cancer and small lung metastasis: evaluation of an immobilization system for suppression of respiratory tumor movement and preliminary results

  Craniocaudal direction Right-to-left direction
  Upper lung field (n = 29) Upper lung field (n = 29)
  A B C D A B C D
Range 0 – 5 1 – 15 0 – 8 0 – 8 0 – 5 1 – 10 0 – 5 0 – 5
Mean ± SD 1.0 ± 1.3 4.8 ± 3.3 3.3 ± 1.9 3.3 ± 2.0 1.2 ± 1.1 2.4 ± 1.8 1.9 ± 1.1 1.9 ± 1.1
  Lower lung field (n = 26) Lower lung field (n = 26)
  A B C D A B C D
Range 0 – 5 2 – 25 1 – 24 1 – 25 0 – 5 0 – 8 0 – 5 0 – 5
Mean ± SD 1.8 ± 1.4 14.2 ± 6.9 12.4 ± 6.3 12.0 ± 6.5 1.5 ± 1.1 3.1 ± 1.9 2.5 ± 1.6 2.2 ± 1.2