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Table 2 Minimum (minRBE), maximum (maxRBE) and mean (meanRBE) RBE values in the PTV for the two patient cases for (α/β) x  = 2 Gy and 10 Gy

From: Variable RBE in proton therapy: comparison of different model predictions and their influence on clinical-like scenarios

   (α/β) x  = 2 Gy (α/β) x  = 10 Gy
Patient Model minRBE maxRBE meanRBE minRBE maxRBE meanRBE
1 LEM
D t  = 10 Gy
1.10 1.70 1.19 1.05 1.34 1.09
2 1.17 1.41 1.22 1.05 1.19 1.10
1 LEM
D t  = 40 Gy
1.15 1.90 1.27 1.05 1.45 1.12
2 1.22 1.57 1.30 1.09 1.26 1.13
1 WED 1.20 1.64 1.24 1.10 1.26 1.11
2 1.22 1.42 1.27 1.10 1.19 1.12
1 CAR 1.20 1.60 1.27    
2 1.23 1.43 1.28