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Table 4 Technical characteristics of RapidArc and conventional plans

From: Large volume unresectable locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: acute toxicity and initial outcome results with rapid arc

  RA
Number of arcs or fields 2
Arcs length [°] whole plan 401 ± 166
Beam energy 6 MV
Delivery time [s] 133 ± 7
MU/fraction 391 ± 68
MU/Gy 190 ± 38
Dose Rate [MU/min] 239 ± 51
Gantry speed [deg/sec] 4.79 ± 0.02
Collimator angle [°] 19 ± 8
Mean leaf aperture [cm] 5.3 ± 1.5
Mean CP area [cm 2 ] 98 ± 30
Mean field area [cm 2 ] 337 ± 91
  1. MU: monitor units, CP: control point