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Table 2 Dose to various organs for various breast radiotherapy techniques.

From: Doses to internal organs for various breast radiation techniques - implications on the risk of secondary cancers and cardiomyopathy

Technique PBSI HDR (catheters) Wedge IMRT 3D-CRT
Treated Breast 90 Gy 34 Gy 50 Gy 50 Gy 38.5 Gy
Contralateral Breast 2.2 mSv 230 mSv 1695 mSv 206 mSv 140 mSv
Spleen 44 mSv 1171 mSv 2300 mSv 810 mSv 130 mSv
Ipsilateral lung 790 mSv 2471 mSv 582 mSv 121 mSv 80 mSv
Heart (LAD) 0.7 Gy 3.6 Gy 2.7 Gy 1.1 Gy 0.7 Gy