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Table 1 Treatment planning objectives

From: Dose-escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer - evaluation of quality of life with and without 18F-choline PET-CT detected simultaneous integrated boost

region of interest type objective
PTVboost uniform dose =
prescription dose to GTV PET
80Gy
PTVboost dose homogeneity +/-5%
CTVprostate minimum dose 76Gy
PTVprostate minimum dose 72Gy
[95% of prescription dose]
PTVprostate - PTVboost uniform dose =
prescription dose to PTV
76Gy
Rectum maximum dose 76Gy
(constraint)
Rectum maximum dose to 20% volume 70Gy
Rectum maximum dose to 50% volume 50Gy
Bladder maximum dose to 30% volume 70Gy
Bladder maximum dose to 50% volume 55Gy