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Table 1 TLD and TPS doses for each model

From: The dosimetric impact of implants on the spinal cord dose during stereotactic body radiotherapy

Models TPS dose (cGy) 1st measurement (cGy) 2nd measurement (cGy) 3rd measurement (cGy) Mean Difference (%)
No implant 230 233 234 236 234 1.7
PI 245 235 263 258 252 2.8
PIAC 220 207 224 218 216 2.7
AIAC 230 254 264 270 262 13.9
AIAC- Plan B 235 235 225 228 229 2.5
AIABc 350 418 414 413 415 18.6
AIABc-Plan B 230 234 227 236 232 0.9
  1. TLD Thermoluminescent dosimeter, TPS, Treatment planning system, PI posterior instrumentation, AIAC anterior instrumentation and anterior column reconstruction with use of a titanium cage, PIAC posterior instrumentation and anterior column reconstruction with use of a titanium cage, AIABc anterior instrumentation and anterior column reconstruction with use of chest tubes filled with bone cement