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Table 5 Comparison to results from other studies using IGRT for prostate cancer

From: Acute toxicity in prostate cancer patients treated with and without image-guided radiotherapy

Study Method Acute toxicity GU
by grade (%)
Acute toxicity GI
by grade (%)
   2 3 4 2 3 4
Present study (IGRT)
(n = 249)
96% conformal RT fiducials 78 Gy 54 9 0 9 0 0
Lips et al. (5)
(n = 331)
IMRT fiducials
76 Gy
47 3 0 30 0 0
Soete et al. (6)
(n = 238)
IG Arc therapy 37 16 0 19 6 0
Ghadjar et al. (7)
(n = 39)
IMRT fiducials 80 Gy 56 8 0 3 0 0
Cheng et al. (8)
(n = 76)
Tomotherapy
78.9 Gy
38 0 0 25 0 0
Martin et al. (9)
(n = 259)
87% conformal RT fiducials 79.8 Gy 33 0 0 10 0 0