Skip to main content

Table 5 Comparison of dosimetric parameters for total lung between different beam arrangements

From: Optimal beam arrangement for pulmonary ventilation image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy for lung cancer

Beam arrangement Anatomic plan Functional plan
  TLV5 TLV10 TLV20 TLV30 TLV5 TLV10 TLV20 TLV30
FESB 61.7±12.9 46.7±11.4 30.7±5.3 21.2±5.3 60.3±12.8 43.5±11.3 29.1±6.7 20.9±5.6
FMOB 35.0±12.5 29.1±9.8 23.3±7.1 20.1±6.4 33.3±10.1 27.6±8.5 23.3±6.9 20.1±6.1
P value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.417 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.231
  1. Abbreviations: TLVx Percentage of volume of total lung receiving > x Gy, FESB Five equally-spaced beams, FMOB Five manually optimized beams, Data presented as mean±standard deviation.