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Table 2 Dosimetric parameters of patients with tumor volume difference <3.0 cc between original and lateral decubitus scans

From: Is there an advantage to delivering breast boost in the lateral decubitus position?

Mean (St. deviation), N = 17 Original Lateral decubitus P-value
Tumor Bed (cc) 9.5 (5.0) 9 (5.4) 0.172
Maximum Depth of Tumor Bed (cm) 5.2 (1.2) 3.2 (0.7) 0.000
D90 (%) 94.1 (5.0) 98.3 (6.0) 0.091
Maximum Dose (%) 110.5 (9.6) 105.5 (5.9) 0.118
Lung V50 (%) 0.52 (1.1) 0.71 (1.1) 0.479
Heart Max (Gy) (N = 10) 3.7 (4.0) 4.6 (4.3) 0.451
Energy (Mev) 16.5 (3.1) 12.7 (3.2) 0.000