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Table 2 Treatment and dosimetry characteristics of patients between the two groups

From: Predictive factors of radiation-induced skin toxicity in breast cancer patients

  Therapeutic skin care Prophylactic skin care P value
Patients (No) 80 78  
Surgery type    
   MRM 45 45  
   BCS 35 33 0.85
PTV volume    
   >Median (No) 36 43  
   < = Median (No) 44 35 0.20
Moist desquamation (grade 2+grade 3)    
   Yes 24 13  
   No 56 65 0.048
PTV-V 107% ,    
   >Median (No) 38 41  
   < = Median (No) 42 37 0.52
TV-V 110%    
   >Median (No) 40 39  
   < = Median (No) 40 39 1
  1. Abbreviation:
  2. PTV-V107% = percent volume receiving 107% of prescribed dose within PTV
  3. Treated volume (TV) = the tissue volume which received the prescribed dose
  4. TV-V110% = percent volume receiving 110% of prescribed dose within TV