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Table 4 Treatment efficiency multi-comparison analysis for all studied techniques (mean ± SD). Mean values with ǂ symbol demonstrate that the corresponding technique did not pass the normality test. Friedman test of significance (p < 0.05) was used in these cases; otherwise, repeated measures ANOVA significance test was used

From: Comparison of breast simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) radiotherapy techniques

N = 12 T-2F T-NC T-VMAT f-VMAT
MU 425 ± 72ǂ b 411 ± 73ǂ b 442 ± 58b 1016 ± 152a
Estimated Treatment Time (min) 3.3 ± 0.7ab 3.3 ± 0.6ǂ b 2.8 ± 0.5ǂ ab 2.9 ± 1.5ǂ a
  1. a,b,c Values having the same superscript in the same horizontal line are not significantly different