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Table 3 Average dosimetric data and plan evaluation parameters for other normal tissues

From: Passive proton therapy vs. IMRT planning study with focal boost for prostate cancer

   D mean a p* ID b p*
Rt Femoral Head Proton 23.0 0.105 35.3 0.529
IMRT 20.7 31.4
Lt Femoral Head Proton 32.7 <0.001 49.5 0.002
IMRT 19.4 29.5
Penile Bulb Proton 28.6 0.529 1.3 0.481
IMRT 20.7 0.9
Normal Tissues outside PTVs Proton 4.8 0.002 771.6 0.001
IMRT 7.3 1209.8
  1. *p-value associated with the values to the left; significant values are bold
  2. ain Gy
  3. bIntegral dose in Gy cm3