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Table 4 Comparisons of other evaluated parameters in present study (n = 12).

From: Planning analysis for locally advanced lung cancer: dosimetric and efficiency comparisons between intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), single-arc/partial-arc volumetric modulated arc therapy (SA/PA-VMAT)

  IMRT SA-VMAT PA-VMAT
  mean ± SD mean ± SD p value a mean ± SD p value b p value c
Delivery timed 13.7 ± 2.6 10.6 ± 1.8 < 0.01 6.4 ± 1.5 < 0.01 < 0.01
Treatment
Efficiencye
458.3 ± 21.9 439.2 ± 22.5 0.030 435.7 ± 25.3 0.047 0.732
  1. a: compared with the parameters of IMRT; b: compared with the parameters of IMRT; c: compared with the parameters of SA-VMAT; d: presented as minutes; e: presented as monitor units (MUs);