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Table 4 Surface doses to the skin from head to toes in a patient with leukemia cutis treated by SIB-HEARTS (21/15 Gy) as measured with radiochromic EBT3 film

From: Simultaneous integrated boost with helical arc radiotherapy of total skin (HEARTS) to treat cutaneous manifestations of advanced, therapy-refractory cutaneous lymphoma and leukemia - dosimetry comparison of different regimens and clinical application

Site Surface dose (cGy)/ fraction % of prescription dose
1st measurement 2nd measurement Average
Head
 Vertex of head 127.2 132.0 129.6 130%
 Occipital 129.6 130.5 130.1 130%
 Frontal 137.1 126.6 131.9 132%
Chest
 Right, upper 135.7 150.9 143.3 143%
 Right, lower 140.6 167.9 154.3 154%
Back
 Middle, upper 134.9 122.0 128.5 129%
 Middle, lower 120.4 128.7 124.6 125%
Abdomen
 Middle, anterior 130.7 131.8 131.3 131%
 Middle, lateral 127.6 155.9 141.8 142%
Upper extremities, right
 Shoulder 106.1 128.9 117.5 118%
 Elbow 155.0 142.4 148.7 149%
 Hand 117.6 124.6 121.1 121%
 Palm 134.1 138.1 136.1 136%
Upper extremities, left
 Shoulder 111.2 147.5 129.4 129%
 Elbow 145.7 145.8 145.8 146%
 Hand 124.4 141.9 133.2 133%
 Palm 128.5 141.6 135.1 135%
Right side of lower extremities
 Thigh, anterior 120.6 114.2 117.4 117%
 Thigh, medial 115.8 113.5 114.7 115%
 Lower leg, anterior 110.0 110.2 110.1 110%
 Foot 98.1 97.7 97.9 98%
Left side of lower extremity
 Thigh, anterior 127.8 114.6 121.2 121%
 Thigh, medial 116.7 113.5 115.1 115%
 Lower leg, anterior 113.1 130.1 121.6 122%
 Foot 95.8 89.7 92.8 93%
Scrotum 142.2 134.5 138.4 138%
Right inguinal area 134.5 127.8 131.2 132%
Lesions
 Right chest lesion 184.6 186.0 185.3 132%
 Left chest lesion 191.6 179.7 185.7 133%
 Right forearm lesion 165.4 169.4 167.4 120%
 Right thigh lesion 172.8 179.8 176.3 126%