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Table 1 Target and normal tissue dosimetric definitions and the average volumes for 10 patients in this study.

From: The impact of dose calculation algorithms on partial and whole breast radiation treatment plans

Target & Normal Tissue Average Volume [cm3] Statistic Recorded
Planning Target Volume (PTV) 215.0 Relative volume covered by 95% of the prescription dose
Dose Evaluation Volume (DEV) 149.3 Relative volume covered by 95% of the prescription dose
Ipsilateral Breast (IPS-BR) 1094.5 Relative volume covered by 95% of the prescription dose
Ipsilateral Lung (IPS-LUNG) 1368.1 Relative volume receiving 10% of the prescription dose
Heart 537.4 Percent of prescription dose delivered to 10% of the volume
Contra-lateral lung (CON-LUNG) 1182.0 Percent of prescription dose delivered to 5% of the volume
Contra-lateral breast (CON-BR) 525.2 Maximum point dose as a percent of the prescription dose