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Table 2 Doses received by normal structures

From: Contribution of submandibular gland and swallowing structure sparing to post-radiation therapy PEG dependence in oropharynx cancer patients treated with split-neck IMRT technique

Structure Mean dose in Gy (range)
Contralateral submandibular gland 45.23 (18.16–74.24)
Parotid glands (bilateral) 32.50 (18.90–50.92)
Superior pharyngeal constrictor 61.05 (39.54–70.85)
Middle pharyngeal constrictor 62.74 (41.57–72.08)
Inferior pharyngeal constrictor 41.83 (21.90–70.04)
Esophageal inlet muscles 36.37 (10.23–62.91)
Cricopharyngeal muscle 30.85 (9.86–69.08)
Glottic/supraglottic larynx 46.70 (23.91–69.89)
Oral cavity 41.41 (17.37–72.00)