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Table 2 Dosimetric parotid gland data at planning

From: Parotid gland shrinkage during IMRT predicts the time to Xerostomia resolution

   Median Range
Volume at pl Average 33.1 15.9/59.4
(cc) H 32.6 16.0/58
  L 32.9 15.9/63.5
Mean D at pl Weighted avr 35.7 17.5/57.4
(Gy) H 39.9 27.4/70.4
  L 33.1 4.5/62.3
Shrinkage at mid tmt Weighted avr 19.6 1.2/52.1
(%) H 21.2 1.8/52.7
  L 19.0 0.7/51.6
  1. Abbreviations: pl planning, avr average, D dose, H/L side that receives the higher (H) or lower (L) mean dose at planning within a given patient.