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Table 6 Pinnacle 3 and iPlan RT Dose TPS predicted dose attenuation of the BrainLAB imaging couch top (ICT) compared to previously reported values for 6 MV photon beam for 10 cm × 10 cm field sizes and 5 cm × 5 cm field sizes

From: A validation of carbon fiber imaging couch top modeling in two radiation therapy treatment planning systems: Philips Pinnacle3 and BrainLAB iPlan RT Dose

  10 cm × 10 cm 5 cm × 5 cm
Angle iPlan (%) Pinnacle (%) Ref Njeh et al.[13](%)_ iPlan (%) Pinnacle (%) Ref Njeh et al.[13](%)
180 3.4 1.99 3.4 4.3 2.30 4.9
170 3.4 1.56 3.5 4.3 2.43 5.0
160 3.6 2.13 3.7 4.5 2.70 5.2
150 3.8 1.60 4.3 4.8 2.51 5.6
140 4.8 2.48 4.9 5.8 3.39 6.5
130 5.4 3.50 6.2 7.1 4.31 7.7
120 9.4 4.98 8.3 9.5 5.63 10.0
110 7.3 5.70 8.0 7.3 6.57 9.4
100 0.0 0.00 -0.7 0.0 0.00 0.4