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Table 3 BED according to implant technique

From: Comparison between preoperative and real-time intraoperative planning 125I permanent prostate brachytherapy: long-term clinical biochemical outcome

  Implant technique P value*
    PP IoP  
Total sample: Brachytherapy & brachytherapy combined with EBRT n 1176 1 32 1044  
BED, Gy     
Mean (SD) 193 (28) 70 (20) 197 (16)  
Median 195 82 196  
Range 35–267 35–123 122–267  
95% CI 191–195 74–86 196–198 <0.001
Brachytherapy only n 1033 128 905  
BED, Gy     
Mean (SD) 189 (25) 80 (19) 194 (13)  
Median 193 82 194  
Range 35–250 35–123 122–250  
  95% CI 187–191 73–86 193–195 <0.001
  1. *Mann–Whitney test.
  2. PP, Preplanning; IoP, Intraoperative planning; BED, Biological effective dose; EBRT, External beam radiation.