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Table 1 Maximal and mean doses for OARs for IORT, APBI and EBRT.

From: Can the risk of secondary cancer induction after breast conserving therapy be reduced using intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) with low-energy x-rays?

Dose to Organs IORT APBI EBRT
  Mean dose (Gy) Max dose (Gy) Mean dose (Gy) Max dose (Gy) Mean dose (Gy) Max dose (Gy)
Ipsilateral Breast 2.2 20 10.4 102 49.0 55.3
Contralateral breast ....... < 0.3 ........ < 0.56 1.1 10.4
Ipsilateral Lung 0.03 1.8 0.13 7.4 3.4 53.0
Contralateral lung ...... < 0.3 ........ < 0.56 0.24 1.0
Heart 0.01 1 0.06 3.8 1 2.8
Spine ....... < 0.3 ........ < 0.56 0.24 0.5
  1. Doses < 1.5% of the prescribed dose cannot be shown by Plato (......).