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Table 4 Irradiated Body Volume

From: Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) vs. 3D conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) in locally advanced rectal cancer (LARC): dosimetric comparison and clinical implications

  c3DCRT f3DCRT IMRT
V5 (cc) 11484 10302 12164
  p 1 = 0.43 p 2 < 0.05 Ref
V10 (cc) 9419 8416 9232
  p 1 = 0.9 p 2 = 0.1 Ref
V20 (cc) 7781 6881 5764
  p 1 < 0.05 p 2 < 0.05 Ref
  1. c3DCRT: classic tridimensional conformal radiotherapy;
  2. f3DCRT: fitting tridimensional conformal radiotherapy,
  3. IMRT: intensity modulated radiation therapy;
  4. V5: body volume receiving ≥ 5 Gy;
  5. V10: body volume receiving ≥ 10 Gy;
  6. V20: body volume receiving ≥ 20 Gy;
  7. p 1: c3DCRT vs IMRT;
  8. p 2: f3DCRT vs IMRT;
  9. Ref: Reference value