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Table 4 Mean doses in OARs for selected tumor sites

From: Helical tomotherapy in the treatment of pediatric malignancies: a preliminary report of feasibility and acute toxicity

Tumor site Craniospinal irradiation Intracranial lesions Abdominal lesions Thoracic lesions Pelvic lesions
  23,4 Gy (CSI) + 54 Gy (tumor bed) 36 (CSI) + 54 Gy (tumor bed) 50,4 - 54 Gy 21 Gy 48 - 50,4 Gy 50,4 - 63 Gy
Normal brain - - 14,99 ± 6,34 - - -
Chiasm - - 36,24 ± 9,27 - - -
Eyes 12,81 ± 5,38 19,81 ± 4,43 6,25 ± 3,17 - - -
Lens 4,56 ± 3,17 6,59 ± 0,99 3,73 ± 1,2 - - -
Cochleae 28,94 ± 9,45 42,42 ± 6,06 - - - -
Optic nerves 25,37 ± 1,53 37,23 ± 4,93 22,38 ± 12,16 - - -
Brainstem 47,40 ± 4,18 49,73 ± 2,64 33,17 ± 17,55 - - -
Kidneys 8,79 ± 2,25 11,68 ± 4,34 - 8,73 ± 1,19 - -
Liver 5,99 ± 0,84 9,11 ± 1,15 - 7,44 ± 1,66 20,23 ± 10,20 -
Lungs 7,27 ± 1,31 10,82 ± 2,64 - 3,25 ± 0,87 8,61 ± 5,37 -
Heart 6,50 ± 2,15 11,74 ± 1,04 - - 16,27 ± 13,38 -
Spinal cord - - - 20,13 ± 3,78 46,73 ± 2,97 -
Rectum - - - - - 32,60 ± 14,47
Urinary bladder - - - - - 30,83 ± 21,22
Femoral heads - - - - - 14,23 ± 11,63