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Table 1 Participating centers with corresponding planning parameters

From: Radiotherapy quality assurance for mesorectum treatment planning within the multi-center phase II STAR-TReC trial: Dutch results

Institute TPS Technique Energy (MV) Number of arcs/fields Number of arcs/fields Delivery efficiency RTT experience (years) Automated treatment planning
1 Pinnacle AT 10 Dual full arc 2 Maximum delivery time 60 s 11 Yes, Pinnacle AutoPlanningb
2 Pinnacle AT 6 One or two full arcsa 1 or 2a Maximum delivery time 60–90 s per arc 15 No
3 Pinnacle AT 10 Two dual partial arcs 4 Maximum delivery time 160 s 0–20 Yes, Pinnacle AutoPlanning
4 Pinnacle AT 10 Two dual partial arcs 4 Maximum delivery time 100 s 5 No
5 Eclipse AT 10 Two full arcs 2 Maximum 3x prescribed dose in cGy for MU 10 No
6 Eclipse AT 10 Two full arcs 2 Maximum 3x prescribed dose in cGy for MU 20 Yes, RapidPlan
7 Monaco AT 10 Two partial arcs 2 Maximum 4x prescribed dose in cGy for MU 11 No
8 RayStation IMRT 10 Five fields 5 Maximum 15 segments. Minimal segment area 35 cm2, minimal 4 MU/segment 12 No
  1. TPS treatment planning system, AT Arc Therapy, IMRT Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy, MU monitor units, RTT Radiotherapy Technologist
  2. aDepending on patient anatomy, bOnly for the replanning