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Table 3 Number of patient plans satisfying a given dose-volume criteria for target and critical structures.

From: Monte Carlo dose verification of prostate patients treated with simultaneous integrated boost intensity modulated radiation therapy

Indices Criteria Number of Plans
Relative % difference
PTV prostate D 98 <3% 20
  >3%, <5% 2
PTV prostate D 50 <3% 21
  >3%, <5% 1
PTVN nodes D 95 <3% 18
  >3%, <5% 4
PTVN nodes D 50 >3% 21
  >3%, <5% 1
Bladder D 50 <3% 19
  >3%, <5% 3
Bladder D 2 <3% 22
Rectum D 50 <3% 19
  >3%, <5% 3
Rectum D 2 <3% 22
Small Bowel D 50 <10% 5
exceeding 25 Gy due to deviation >10% 1
Small Bowel D 2 <3% 17
  >5%, <10% 1
  >10% 4