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Table 6 Dosimetric comparison between plans used to train CL-1 (clinical plans) and TP-1 (from simple template) models. Errors refer to the standard deviation of the mean. p is the significance value according to the Student t-test

From: RapidPlan knowledge based planning: iterative learning process and model ability to steer planning strategies

Organ Parameter Plans for CL-1 Plans for TP-1 p Difference TP-CL (%)
Brain Stem D1% (Gy) 29.1 ± 1.7 46.2 ± 1.4 < 0.001 + 58.8
Spinal Cord D1% (Gy) 31.7 ± 0.8 36.5 ± 0.9 0.008 + 15.1
Parotids Mean (Gy) 25.9 ± 0.7 27.9 ± 0.5 < 0.001 + 7.7
Oral Cavity Mean (Gy) 44.1 ± 1.0 40.7 ± 0.8 < 0.001 −7.7
Larynx Mean (Gy) 38.5 ± 1.7 50.2 ± 1.5 < 0.001 + 30.4
Thyroid Mean (Gy) 46.5 ± 1.1 44.5 ± 0.9 0.001 − 4.3
Non-target tissue Mean (Gy) 7.6 ± 0.4 9.1 ± 0.4 < 0.001 + 19.7
V40Gy (cm3) 666 ± 23 1031 ± 28 < 0.001 + 54.8
PTV_boost D5% (%) 102.6 ± 0.6 103.0 ± 1.2 0.001  
D95% (%) 95.6 ± 1.0 94.9 ± 2.4 0.009  
PTV_elective D5% (%) 104.7 ± 1.2 104.4 ± 1.3 0.100  
D95% (%) 95.8 ± 1.1 96.9 ± 1.5 < 0.001