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Table 4 Correlation between late pericardial effusion toxicity and dose to heart

From: Dosimetric comparison between proton beam therapy and photon radiation therapy for locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

DVH parameters Pericardial Effusion (Grade) Mean SD SE mean p value
V40 (%) 2 16.2850 13.53387 6.76694 .997
  0 16.3096 11.36759 2.37031  
V30 (%) 2 23.2550 19.36524 9.68262 .858
  0 21.8113 13.98136 2.91531  
V20 (%) 2 42.2300 32.64928 16.32464 .742
  0 37.8470 22.96571 4.78868  
Mean dose (Gy) 2 19.1400 13.02880 6.51440 .739
  0 17.3426 9.33480 1.94644