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Table 4 Dosimetric parameters of patients with upper outer quadrant tumor

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

Mean (St. deviation), N = 35 Original Lateral decubitus P-value
Tumor Bed (cc) 24.6 (24.2) 17.9 (21.8) 0.007
Depth to Tumor (cm) 5.7 (1.7) 3.4 (1.0) 0.000
D90 (%) 93.8 (4.7) 97.5 (5.5) 0.024
Maximum Dose (%) 110.7 (7.6) 106.0 (5.6) 0.022
Lung V50 (%) 1.8 (3.1) 2.1 (3.9) 0.517
Heart Max (Gy) (N = 19) 4.0 (3.6) 4.5 (3.8) 0.588
Energy (Mev) 16.8 (3.2) 13.0 (3.7) 0.000