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Table 1 Planning target volume expansions

From: Determining optimal planning target volume and image guidance policy for post-prostatectomy intensity modulated radiotherapy

Area of prostate bed Direction of expansion PTV Name
0.5 cm uniform (cm) 1 cm uniform (cm) 1 + 0.5 cm posterior (cm) NSCC (cm) van Herk (cm) Smaller Anisotropic (cm)
Upper Anterior 0.5 1 1 1.5 1.9 1.0
Posterior 0.5 1 0.5 1 1.9 1.0
Superior 0.5 1 1 1 1.1 0.5
Inferior 0.5 1 1 0.5 1.1 0.5
Left 0.5 1 1 1 0.5 0.5
Right 0.5 1 1 1 0.5 0.5
Lower Anterior 0.5 1 1 0.8 0.7 0.5
Posterior 0.5 1 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5
Superior 0.5 1 1 0.8 0.7 0.5
Inferior 0.5 1 1 0.8 0.7 0.5
Left 0.5 1 1 0.8 0.4 0.5
Right 0.5 1 1 0.8 0.4 0.5
  1. Details of the planning target volume expansions used
  2. Abbreviations: cm centimetre; NSCC Northern Sydney Cancer Centre